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Caffeine proves strong links to hypertension

A new study has indicated that the caffeine in soft drinks increases the risk of hypertension. The study had found black teenagers to be the most at risk. Approximately one quarter of American adults suffer from high blood pressure and are thus prone to cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association recommends the blood-pressure checks should start at the age of 3.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Knight Ridder Newspapers

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About: Caffeine proves strong links to hypertension

Date: 1 June 2004

Source: Knight Ridder Newspapers

Author: Elinor J. Brecher


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