The findings were published online Thursday in the American Cardiovascular Association journal Stroke.. Coffee may lower stroke risk for females, says study Ladies, you knew there was reasonable for that dual mochachino you have every morning and perhaps that one at lunch too. Well, a fresh research shows how smart you have already been, at least when it comes to stroke risk. Women in a Swedish study who drank at least a cup of coffee every day had a 22 to 25 % lower threat of stroke, compared to those who drank less coffee or none at all. Coffee drinkers should rejoice, said Dr. Sharonne N. Hayes, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Coffee is often made out to be bad for your heart potentially.Apax consortium completes acquisition of Kinetic Concepts Kinetic Concepts, Inc. today announced the completion of its acquisition by an affiliate marketer of a consortium comprised of investment funds advised by Apax Companions and controlled affiliates of Canada Pension Plan Investment Table and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board pursuant to a merger contract dated July 12, 2011. Under the conditions of the agreement, shareholders of KCI will receive $68.50 per share in cash. The transaction is valued at around $6.1 billion, including outstanding debt. The transaction was approved by KCI’s shareholders at a special meeting kept on October 28, 2011.