In The News: 08/07

Drinking four or more cups of coffee per day can significantly reduce the risk of gout in men. Researchers at the University of [IMGCAP(1)]British Columbia and Harvard Medical School analyzed data on 50,000 men ages 40 to 75 with no history of gout and found, after 12 years, that 757 of the participants had developed gout-but the risk was lower for those who drank more coffee. The risk was 40 percent lower for those who drank four to five cups a day and, although there may be other health consequences, 59 percent lower for men who drank six or more cups per day.
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