This month's Internal Medicine Report looks at two key studies: Coffee drinking and mortality, and a connection between diabetes and hearing loss. There is good news for coffee drinkers. A new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that regular coffee drinking (up to 6 cups per day) is not associated with increased deaths in either men or women.
The prevalence of diabetes in the United States has nearly doubled in the past two decades, according to a study published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study authors found that this rise in diabetes from 5.5% to 9.... Read Post
Drinking more coffee (regular or decaffeinated) or tea appears to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of previous studies reported in the December 14/28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, JAMA... Read Post