Tag: "coffee" at medical news
In women, caffeine may protect memory
...age 65 and older who drank more than three cups of coffee
(or the equivalent in tea) per day had less declin... of memory than women who drank one cup or less of coffee
or tea per day. The results held up even after researchers adjusted for other factors that could aff...
Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout
...t disease. Among its complex effects on the body, coffee
or its components have been linked to lower insuli...tionally. These and other mechanisms suggest that coffee
consumption may affect the risk of gout, the most prevalent inflammatory arthritis in adult males. ...
Coffee consumption may lower blood uric acid levels -- the precursor of gout
...matory arthritis in adult men. It is believed that coffee
and tea consumption may affect uric acid levels bu...ffeine intake, and uric acid levels and found that coffee
consumption is associated with lower uric acid levels but that this appears to be due to components ...
Drug company sales visits influenced doctors, study finds
... for the doctor and his or her staff, new pens and coffee
mugs, offers to attend an educational conference. As a result, the doctor feels subtly, even subconsciously, indebted to the representative. This can lead to higher prescribing." He adds, "This feeling of obligation to reciprocate a favor is not un...
Newsbriefs from the journal Chest, December 2006
...related to snoring, smoking, and alcohol, tea, and coffee
consumption. Body size measurements and lung function were also measured. Participants completed a follow-up survey 14-years later. Overall, 13 percent of participants became habitual snorers at the 14-year follow up. Results indicated that male gend...
Black tea soothes away stress
... for six weeks. They all gave up their normal tea, coffee
and caffeinated beverages, then one group was given a fruit-flavoured caffeinated tea mixture made up of the constituents of an average cup of black tea. The other group the control group was given a caffeinated placebo identical in taste, but devo...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...notations to share with other users such as nearby coffee
shops, a location of a puddle after recent rains, and perhaps even the location of a park in the distance. There are plans to commercialize the SWAN technology after further refinement, testing and miniaturizing of components for the consumer market...
Chocolate, wine, spicy foods may be OK for heartburn, Stanford study finds
...r passion for spicy cuisine. Drink red wine. Enjoy coffee
when you want it, have that orange juice with brea... patients were on very bland diets and cutting out coffee
and wine and everything that they enjoy - and basically their heartburn wasn't getting any better," ...
U of M research links coffee to lower diabetes risk
...of Public Health have found drinking decaffeinated coffee
may lower a person's risk for type 2 diabetes. The...en who do not drink coffee. Researchers examined coffee
intake and diabetes risk in 28,812 postmenopausal women who did not have type 2 diabetes or cardiova...
Coffee intake linked to lower diabetes risk
...tudies in the United States and Europe have linked coffee
to a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, according to...ound information in the article. The link between coffee
and diabetes risk appears to be consistent across different ages and body weights; in addition, most...
Coffee drinking associated with lower risk for alcohol-related liver disease
may be related to a reduced risk of developing the...ire to provide information about how much alcohol, coffee
and tea they drank per day during the past year. Some of the individuals also had their blood teste...
Homeless young people warn researchers about the dangers of cash incentives
...t. He reflected the popular view that phone cards, coffee
vouchers or useful items like backpacks and clothes were much more appropriate. "Things we need and that won't hurt us" he stressed. "This is an important finding" says Dr Ensign. "Most of the young people we spoke to were keen to take part in resear...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for June 6, 2006
...at Night A small study of the effects of drinking coffee
and napping on night driving found that driving performance was better after drinking half a cup of coffee
or taking a 30-minute nap than when drinking decaffeinated coffee
or not taking a nap (Article, p. 7...
Coffee makes us more likely to say 'yes'
...ou're looking for a way to make someone say 'yes', coffee
can help. Moderate amounts of caffeine can have an impact on the extent to which we can be persuaded, finds research published today in the European Journal of Social Psychology. The Australian researchers from the University of Queensland found tha...
Amnesiac study offers insights into how working memory works
...at my keys look like, and I can remember where the coffee
table is located, but the critical test of my memo...ry is if I can remember that I left my keys on the coffee
table," Olson said. To study the role of the hippocampus in forming short-term memories, Olson and...
Home testing kit could help identify 'hidden' caffeine in beverages
...centration of caffeine. In preliminary tests using coffee
and cola, an experimental version of the test effe...caffeine in both caffeinated and decaf versions of coffee
and cola. In general, the researchers found that test results were comparable to those of convention...
Secret herb in tests to stop breast cancer patients' hot flushes and night sweats
...ls again. Instead they are advised to cut out tea, coffee
and nicotine, try alternative remedies or a certain type of anti-depressant. Professor Molassiotis said: "It is hoped that the herbal remedy will be simpler and cheaper to take, as well as more effective, thus improving the lives of women who need al...
Sodas and energy drinks can supply a surprising caffeine jolt
...e specified on labeling for energy drinks and cold coffee
beverages. The UF team tested 10 energy drinks, 19...ing - more than twice the content of some espresso coffee
drinks. The sodas tested, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi products, ranged from 0 to 48 milligrams a s...
Scientists discover how coffee can reduce risk of pancreatitis
...ists at the University of Liverpool have found how coffee
can reduce the risk of alcohol-induced pancreatiti...ncreas. Scientists have known for some time that coffee
can reduce the risk of alcoholic pancreatitis, but have been unable to determine how. Researchers a...
Saliva test offers new window on caffeine/stress response
...affeine equivalent to drinking one to four cups of coffee
and an intense arithmetic test as stressors, Klein...affeine 200 mg or about the amount in two cups of coffee
increased task performance and that doubling the amount of caffeine brings performance back down. T...