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NIH study finds that coffee drinkers have lower risk of death

Posted on May 16, 2012

Older adults who drank coffee -- caffeinated or decaffeinated -- had a lower risk of death overall than others who did not drink coffee, according a study by researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and AARP. The results of the study were published in the May 17, 2012, edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.

News Sources

NCI Press Release: NIH study finds that coffee drinkers have lower risk of death

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) press release for the study  

NCI Cancer Bulletin: Coffee drinking may be associated with lower risk of death

News article in NCI’s bi-weekly newsletter the Cancer Bulletin

DCEG Linkage: Scientific Highlight: Coffee drinking and all-cause mortality

Research highlight in the DCEG Linkage Newsletter

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