11 Mar '11, 12am

Women who drink at least a cup of coffee a day may have a lower risk of stroke: Study

Women who drink coffee may have a lower risk of stroke, a Swedish study said. -- PHOTO: AFP DALLAS - WOMEN who enjoy a daily dose of coffee may like this perk: It might lower their risk of stroke. Women in a Swedish study who drank at least a cup of coffee everyday had a 22 to 25 per cent lower risk of stroke, compared to those who drank less coffee or none at all. 'Coffee drinkers should rejoice,' said Dr Sharonne N. Hayes, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota 'Coffee is often made out to be potentially bad for your heart. There really hasn't been any study that convincingly said coffee is bad.' 'If you are drinking coffee now, you may be doing some good and you are likely not doing harm,' she added. But Dr Hayes and other doctors say the study shouldn't send non-coffee drinkers running to their local coffee shop. The study doesn't prove that coffee lower...

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