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Coffee and heart disease - what are the odds of dying?

That first cup in the morning might send your heart racing but new research suggests that drinking coffee could be decreasing your risk of developing heart failure or suffering a stroke. Preliminary research presented at the American Heart Foundation (AHF) suggested that each further cup of coffee consumed each week could be helping the possible health boost.

AHF said that the researchers had used machine learning to analyse data from the Framington study, which is renowned long-running heart research with information about the foods people consumed and the health of their hearts.

The research suggested that each cup of coffee consumed over a week decreased the risk of heart failure by seven percent and the risk of stroke by eight percent compared to those who did not drink coffee.

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