Learn about how caffeine may raise the risk of miscarriage. Pregnant women who consumed 200 mg or more of caffeine, the equivalent of 10 oz of coffee or 25 oz of tea, were twice as likely to have a miscarriage in this medical report.
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This is Insidermedicine in 60 from California. Caffeine may raise the risk of miscarriage and study over a 1000 pregnant women, those who consumed 200 milligrams or more of caffeine, the equivalent of 10 ounces of coffee or 25 ounces of tea or twice as likely to have a miscarriage. While these results conflict with those from other studies, pregnant women should consider limiting caffeine intake. For Minnesota, genetic variations can predict who might better respond to certain blood pressure lowering medications. In an evaluation of nearly 40,000 patients genetic variability in the MPPA gene predicted better response to some blood pressure lowering medications. The findings, and pharmacogenetics in general could one day help to determine how medicines will be prescribed to maximize efficacy and lower adverse events. And finally from Italy, a new study suggest that low levels of vitamin E are associated with declines in physical function in the elderly. In a study of nearly 700 adults 65 years of age and older, those with low levels of vitamin E at the start of the study were more likely to experience a physical decline during the 3-year study period. Low levels of vitamin E have been linked to increased oxidative stress, atherosclerosis and neurodegenerative disorders. For Insidermedicine in 60. I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.

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