The first group were regular tea drinkers who sipped three or more cups a week, while the other group never drank tea or drank it less than three times a week.
During a seven-year follow-up, there were 3,683 cardiovascular disease events, 1,477 cardiovascular disease deaths and 5,479 all-cause deaths recorded.
What’s cardiovascular disease?
The NHS explained that cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions that affect the heart of blood vessels.
Examples of cardiovascular diseases include coronary heart disease, strokes and mini strokes, peripheral arterial disease and aortic disease.
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