From Boston - Coffee may lower risk of heart failure, according to a report published in Circulation: Heart Failure. Results of a meta-analysis examining 5 studies and over 140,000 adult men and women found that those who drank a moderate amount of coffee during their regular routine had up to 11% reduced risk of heart failure.
From Connecticut - BPA exposure during pregnancy can result in genetic changes in the child, according to a report presented at the the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. Researchers gave pregnant mice BPA or an inactive substance, and found that female offspring of the BPA-exposed rodents demonstrated significant genetic changes in their estrogen response after puberty.
From Greece - Atkins-style diets raise risk of heart disease, according to a report published in the British Medical Journal. Following 44,000 women for an avg. of 15 years, researchers found that those on a diet that was very low in carbohydrates and very high in protein diet had up to 60% increased risk of developing heart disease.
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