In non-hair-loss news, here’s a snippet from the article:
Good news for coffee drinkersâ€”new observational data presented last week at EPI|PNAM 2010, the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention and Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism 2010 Conference, suggests that multiple cups of Joe are associated with a lower risk of arrhythmias.
“A lot of people think they have palpitations from coffee, and doctors commonly tell people not to drink it, but there are very few actual data, and the data that are available suggest no relationship,” said lead investigator Dr Arthur Klatsky (Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA). “We went into this study thinking there would be no association, but to our surprise, there was actually an inverse relationship. It could be protective, although one observational study doesn’t prove anything yet.”
Read the full article — Coffee associated with lower risk of arrhythmias
In a significant article recently published, the benefits of coffee include a reduction of arrhythmias and other antioxidant properties. The story goes on to point out that it could be caffeine that is the key, but this is all observational data and needs to be studied further. It is interesting reading…