Does coffee make you live longer?
Conclusion This study, conducted on a large number of people across Europe, was backed up by similar findings in the US. It appears to show some association between people who drink higher amounts of coffee and a reduced risk of death. But the "potentially beneficial clinical implications" need to be considered carefully for a number of reasons: Although the analyses were adjusted for some confounding variables, there may be a number of other factors that differ between the groups that account for the differences in death, such as socioeconomic status, family history, other medical conditions, and use of medication to name a few. Participants with a range of illnesses, including cancer, heart disease, stroke or diabetes, were excluded from the study. These people may have different coffee habits from those included in the study, biasing the results. Coffee consumption was self-reported and might have been over or underestimated, leading to inaccuracies in the results. Coffee consumption was only assessed at one point in time – people's habits might vary greatly over days, months and years, so one snapshot might not give an accurate picture of lifelong coffee drinking habits. Combining different cut-off levels of coffee per country may lead to inaccurate results. Lots of analyses were carried out on a range of diseases, most of which weren't significant, and the likelihood of finding some significant results by chance would be fairly likely. T...
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What is the public health burden of eating disorders? The burden is a product of two factors: 1) the prevalence of these disorders and 2) the degree of disability (including morbidity and mortality) caused by these disorders. In this issue of Biological Psychiatry, Udo and Grilo (1) offer new numbers for this “burden equation.” Using data from the 2012 to 2013 National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC-III), they have attempted to estimate the prevalence and correlates, including self-reported disability, of anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder.
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ConclusionsThe altered electrophoretic pattern may be due to the presence of glycoproteins and not to specific GAGs, due to high levels of maternal hormones exposure during pregnancy. To our knowledge, this is the first time maternal estrogen hormones are proposed as a likely cause of false-positive urinary glycosaminoglycan screen test in healthy newborns.
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