Regular, moderate, coffee drinking may reduce heart failure risk — Yes, moderate coffee consumption offers protection against heart failure – If you drink coffee regularly in moderation, you could reduce your risk of heart failure. Researchers, analyzing previous studies on the link between coffee consumption and heart failure, found that moderate coffee drinking as part of a daily routine may be linked with a significantly lower risk of heart failure. In contrast, indulging excessively may be linked with an increased chance of developing serious heart problems.
Increased caffeinated coffee consumption associated with decreased risk of depression in women – The risk of depression appears to decrease for women with increasing consumption of caffeinated coffee. Caffeine is the most frequently used central nervous system stimulant in the world, and approximately 80 percent of consumption is in the form of coffee.
Coffee may reduce risk of lethal prostate cancer in men – It is a good news for men who regularly drink coffee. They appear to have a lower risk of developing a lethal form of prostate cancer, revealed by researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) US.
FDA Warning Letters issued to four makers of caffeinated alcoholic beverages — These beverages present a public health concern – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an “unsafe food additive” and said that further action, including seizure of their products, is possible under federal law.
LSUHSC researcher finds surprising link between sugar in drinks and blood pressure – Researchers have found that there is an association between sugary drinks and blood pressure and that by cutting daily consumption of sugary drinks by just one serving a day, people can lower their blood pressure.
Study links reduced fertility to flame retardant exposure – Women with higher blood levels of PBDEs, a type of flame retardant commonly found in household consumer products, took longer to become pregnant compared with women who have lower PBDE levels.
Drinking coffee, decaf and tea regularly associated with a reduced risk of diabetes – Drinking more coffee (regular or decaffeinated) or tea appears to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of previous studies reported in the December 14/28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, JAMA.
Caffeine reverses memory impairment in Alzheimer’s mice — New studies show caffeine markedly reduced the hallmark protein for Alzheimer’s disease in the brains and blood of the mice. – Caffeine significantly decreased abnormal levels of the protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease, both in the brains and in the blood of mice exhibiting symptoms of the disease, revealed by researchers.
Adolescent obesity linked to reduced sleep caused by technology use and caffeine – According to a research presented at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, adolescent obesity is associated with having less sleep.
Caffeine shown as effective at reducing exercise-induced asthma symptoms as an albuterol inhaler – An Indiana University study found that the ingestion of caffeine within an hour of exercise can reduce the symptoms of exercise induced asthma (EIA).