Medical News Summary: High blood pressure added to the list of diseases blamed on soft drinks


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About: High blood pressure added to the list of diseases blamed on soft drinks
Date: 20 June 2004
Source: Knight Ridder Newspapers
Author: Elinor J. Brecher
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Knight Ridder Newspapers): New studies by the Medical College of Georgia/Augusta show that the caffeine in soft drinks can increase the risk of hypertension with black teenagers being the most at risk. of Americans suffer from high blood pressure which often leads to cardiovascular disease.
URL: http://www.indystar.com/articles/7/155646-7247-047.html
Related Disease Topics: High Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular disease

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