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Moderate coffee drinking may lower risk of premature death

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first_imgPeople who drink about three to five cups of coffee a day may be less likely to die prematurely from some illnesses than those who don’t drink or drink less coffee, according to a new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers and colleagues. Drinkers of both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee saw benefits, including a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, neurological diseases, type 2 diabetes, and suicide.“Bioactive compounds in coffee reduce insulin resistance and systematic inflammation,” said first author Ming Ding, a doctoral student in the Department of Nutrition. “That could explain some of our findings. However, more studies are needed to investigate the biological mechanisms producing these effects.”The study appeared online in Circulation on November 16, 2015.Researchers analyzed health data gathered from participants in three large ongoing studies: 74,890 women in the Nurses’ Health Study; 93,054 women in the Nurses’ Health Study 2; and 40,557 men in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. Coffee drinking was assessed using validated food questionnaires every four years over about 30 years. During the study period, 19,524 women and 12,432 men died from a range of causes.In the whole study population, moderate coffee consumption was associated with reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease, diabetes, neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, and suicide. Coffee consumption was not associated with cancer deaths. The analyses took into consideration potential confounding factors such as smoking, body mass index, physical activity, alcohol consumption, and other dietary factors. Read Full Storylast_img read more

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Ecology: Marine Spatial Plan on Display

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first_imgIn the future, Washington could receive requests for a host of new projects along the Pacific coast that include renewable energy, dredging disposal, mining, marine product harvesting, military uses, and offshore aquaculture operations, the Department of Ecology said in their latest release.Ecology has been leading a state effort to plan and prepare for these potential new coastal uses.Working together with the state departments of Fish and Wildlife and Natural Resources, the state has created new science-based guidance for making decisions about the most appropriate locations for different types of projects and uses.The state’s proposed marine spatial plan would establish a process for coordinating among local and tribal governments, as well as with state and federal agencies to ensure interest groups and the public have opportunities to weigh on future projects.The draft plan is now out for public review and comment, Ecology said.The state worked closely with local and tribal governments, other state agencies, the Washington Coastal Marine Advisory Council, environmental and planning groups, the private sector and the public to develop the plan.Ecology will host public meetings in November and take comments on the draft plan.last_img read more

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Patella tendinitis ends Justin Upton’s season with Angels

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first_img Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Without Upton, Ohtani and possibly Trout, the Angels will face a daunting challenge over the last 14 games.“We’re going to have to find a way,” Ausmus said. “We’re going to have to put some good at-bats together and battle. We’re not playing easy teams. We are playing some of the best teams in the American League. You’ve got to buck up a little bit.”All the Angels’ remaining games are against teams currently in position to make the postseason: the Rays, New York Yankees, Oakland A’s and Houston Astros.“It’s definitely going to be tough,” said Kole Calhoun, who hit his 30th and 31st homers while batting in the No. 3 spot of the short-handed lineup on Friday. “You look at our schedule and it’s not going to be easy for sure. I’m going to go out there and play and play hard. Try to go out and compete. Those are some big guys who are a huge part of this team that we are without. It’s going to take some guys stepping up.” Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter “The big things is he can get a full offseason of training and be full go when we get to Tempe in 2020,” Ausmus said after the Angels’ 11-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. “That’s the important part.”Upton was not available for comment after the game, when the Angels announced the diagnosis. He had expressed frustration on Wednesday night, when the Angels first announced that he was having more problems with his knee.Besides the bookend knee issues, he sprained his toe just before Opening Day, missing the first 2½ months.And in between he had trouble finding his swing, hitting .215 with 12 homers and a .724 OPS in 219 at-bats. Upton’s career average is .266 and his OPS is .822.Ausmus said there was “no question” that Upton’s injuries affected his performance.center_img ANAHEIM — Justin Upton’s season has ended the way it began.Upton missed most of spring training with tendinitis in his right knee, and on Friday night he was diagnosed with patella tendinitis in the same knee, ending his season. He will undergo a platelet-rich plasma injection next week, and six weeks later be able to begin strengthening the joint.The Angels will now play the rest of the season without Upton and Shohei Ohtani, who had knee surgery on Friday, and with Mike Trout still battling a foot problem that has cost him a week.As for Upton’s injury, Manager Brad Ausmus said the bright side is that Upton at least can get a head start on a healthy offseason, which he didn’t have as he battled the knee issue throughout the winter and into spring training. “In a sense, it’s been a lost season from an injury perspective,” Ausmus said. “Never really got rolling, then another injury. I think he’s really looking forward to an offseason where he can get going.”Upton briefly got going in August, when he had a 12-game stretch in which hit .297 with four homers. After that, though, he hit .177 over the last 18 games.Although pitching issues were mostly responsible for the Angels’ disappointing season, there is no doubt that missing an effective Upton in the middle of the lineup also proved costly.“If he’s having a normal Justin Upton season and he’s there for the whole six months of the season, that’s a huge difference offensively,” Ausmus said.Ausmus said he could tell Upton was having a difficult time handling the way his season unfolded.“He’s accustomed to performing at a certain level and he didn’t feel like he was performing at that level,” Ausmus said. “He’s human. There’s going to be days of frustration or moments of frustration.”Related Articles Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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