Coffee drinkers have lowered risk for MRSA

A recent study has found coffee and tea drinkers are less likely to carry the MRSA infection MRSA is an antibiotic resistant strain of staph infection ᅠThe study, published in the thefound that people who regularly drank coffee or tea were 50 percent less likely to have MRSA “Hot tea and coffee have been found to have antimicrobial properties” said Eric Matheson, a lead author on the study, to Matheson was quick to point out that the results didn’t imply a direct link between coffee and tea and MRSA resistance Just because coffee and tea drinkers were less likely to carry MRSA doesn’t mean that they won’t fall victim to it “You can never conclude causation from an associationᅠI can’t tell you that this finding isn’t just a coincidence,” he said to