Posts Tagged ‘Framingham Heart Study’


Monday, November 13th, 2017

A study released by the American Heart Association asserts that drinking coffee may be associated with a decreased risk of developing heart failure or having stroke, according to preliminary research presented by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017 on Monday.

Using machine learning to analyze data from the long-running Framingham Heart Study, researchers found that drinking coffee was associated with decreased risk of developing heart failure by 7 percent and stroke by 8 percent with every additional cup of coffee consumed per week compared with non-coffee drinkers. While this type of study design demonstrates an observed association, it does not prove cause and effect.  (more…)