Coffee: Researchers determine three levels of caffeine sensitivity - which one are you?
COFFEE sensitivity depends on how quickly a person's liver can metabolise caffeine, and whether their genetic disposition influences them to react more easily via their central nervous system. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even Moderate Caffeine Intake in Pregnancy Tied to Smaller Babies
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Even moderate daily caffeine intake during pregnancy may lead to smaller birth size, according to a study published online March 25 in JAMA Network Open. Jessica L. Gleason, Ph.D., from the U.S. National Institutes of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self-management Techniques Help Relieve Urinary Tract Symptoms Self-management Techniques Help Relieve Urinary Tract Symptoms
The techniques practiced by patients as part of the trials included adjusting the timing for drinking fluids, reducing caffeine/alcohol, adjusting urinating habits, and performing pelvic floor exercises.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Decaf: How much caffeine is in decaf coffee or tea? Is decaf good for you?
CAFFEINE is a stimulant we often crave but it can produce unwanted effects on the body. Decaf is therefore a more sensible option for those looking to cut back but beware - decaf tea and coffee still contains caffeine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Small Amounts of Caffeine May Reduce Neonatal Size Small Amounts of Caffeine May Reduce Neonatal Size
For pregnant women, just half a cup of coffee a day may reduce neonatal birth size and body weight, according to a prospective study involving more than 2,500 women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Forests on caffeine: coffee waste can boost forest recovery
(British Ecological Society) A new study finds that coffee pulp, a waste product of coffee production, can be used to speed up tropical forest recovery on post agricultural land. The findings are published in the British Ecological Society journal Ecological Solutions and Evidence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Even a Little Coffee in Pregnancy Could Impact Newborn's Weight: Study
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- As little as half a cup of coffee each day might be enough to stunt the growth and birth weight of a baby in the womb, a new study claims. Women who consumed an average 50 milligrams of caffeine per day -- equivalent to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Even a little daily caffeine during pregnancy may lead to smaller baby, study says
Pregnant women who drink caffeine-containing beverages deliver slightly smaller babies compared with those who avoid caffeinated beverages entirely, according to a study published Thursday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderate daily caffeine intake during pregnancy may lead to smaller birth size
Smaller birth size can place infants at higher risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes later in life. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 25, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Caffeine Before Exercise Helps You Burn Fat Caffeine Before Exercise Helps You Burn Fat
Taking caffeine or drinking strong coffee half an hour before aerobic exercise can increase fat-burning, according to a new study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 24, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Caffeine shampoo shown to strengthen hair follicles in study
HAIR loss is intractable but not impossible to deal with. Evidence suggests applying a caffeine shampoo to your head can reduce hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A strong coffee half an hour before exercising increases fat-burning
(University of Granada) In the afternoon, the effects of the caffeine are more marked than in the morning. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Massive suicidal ingestion of caffeine: a case report with investigation of the cardiovascular effect/concentration relationships - Gr émain V, Chevillard L, Saussereau E, Schnell G, Megarbane B.
BACKGROUND: Caffeine poisoning may cause life-threatening arrhythmias and hemodynamic failure. We aimed to investigate the toxicokinetics (TK), toxicodynamics (TD) and TK/TD relationships of caffeine in a case of poisoning. CASE REPORT: A 47-year-old male ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What Are Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment Components?
Discussion Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is “…excessive anxiety and worry about a number of events and activities coupled with at least one physical symptom, which may include fatigue, poor concentration, restlessness, irritability, muscle tension, and sleep difficulties.” Other ways it presents to the primary care office may be abdominal pain, headache or heart palpitations, dizziness, syncope, numbness, trembling, paresthesia, memory loss, or urinary frequency. It has an estimated prevalence of 15% and is the second most common anxiety disorder in children after social anxiety disorder. GAD can co...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 15, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Regular Caffeine Consumption Tied to Reduced Brain Volume Regular Caffeine Consumption Tied to Reduced Brain Volume
Regular caffeine consumption appears to be tied to decreased gray matter volume, but only temporarily.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Caffeine shampoo reduces rate of hair loss in men - how to apply it
HAIR loss often runs in the family, which makes dealing with it a tall order. Caffeine shampoo has been shown to treat hereditary hair loss, however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Caffeine is a stimulant which could be effective in hair regrowth
HAIR loss treatment: Caffeine is not only beneficial for those requiring a much needed energy boost in the morning. According to studies applying coffee topically to hair might help stimulate hair regrowth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To sustain a thriving caf é culture, we must ditch the disposable cup.
(University of South Australia) Takeaway coffees - they're a convenient start for millions of people each day, but while the caffeine perks us up, the disposable cups drag us down, with nearly 300 billion ending up in landfill each year.While most coffee drinkers are happy to make a switch to sustainable practices, new research from the University of South Australia shows that an absence of infrastructure and a general 'throwaway' culture is severely delaying sustainable change. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 28, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Assessing the impacts of ALAN and noise proxies on sleep duration and quality: evidence from a nation-wide survey in Israel - Gabinet NM, Portnov BA.
Sleep is a reversible state that sustains physiological and psychological processes in humans. As well established, individual-level factors, such as stress, smoking, drugs, and caffeine intake, reduce sleep duration and quality. However, studies of the ef... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Caffeine may disrupt the impact of real-time drowsiness on cognitive performance: a double-blind, placebo-controlled small-sample study - Aidman E, Balin M, Johnson K, Jackson S, Paech GM, Pajcin M, Yates C, Mitchelson E, Kamimori GH, Fidock J, Vedova CD, Banks S.
Caffeine is widely used to promote alertness and cognitive performance under challenging conditions, such as sleep loss. Non-digestive modes of delivery typically reduce variability of its effect. In a placebo-controlled, 50-h total sleep deprivation (TSD)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Regular caffeine consumption affects brain structure
(University of Basel) Coffee, cola or an energy drink: caffeine is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive substance. Researchers from the University of Basel have now shown in a study that regular caffeine intake can change the gray matter of the brain. However, the effect appears to be temporary. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New skin patch brings us closer to wearable, all-in-one health monitor
(University of California - San Diego) Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a soft, stretchy skin patch that can be worn on the neck to continuously track blood pressure and heart rate while measuring the wearer's levels of glucose as well as lactate, alcohol or caffeine. It is the first wearable device that monitors cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels in the human body at the same time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brain changed by caffeine in utero, study finds
(University of Rochester Medical Center) New research finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life. Researchers in the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) analyzed thousands of brain scans of nine and ten-year-olds, and revealed changes in the brain structure in children who were exposed to caffeine in utero. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best hair loss treatment: Caffeine performs as well as major hair loss drug minoxidil
HAIR LOSS treatments that survive scientific scrutiny are frustratingly hard to come by. However, a caffeine-based solution was shown to perform as well as minoxidil in one study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine poisoning successfully treated by venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and emergency hemodialysis - Yasuda S, Hisamura M, Hirano T, Kukihara Y, Kodama K, Konishi K, Nakamura M, Hiramatsu G, Koshimizu K.
We report the case of a patient with caffeine poisoning who was successfully treated with early hemodialysis and venoart... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Adolescent caffeine consumption and aggressive behavior: a longitudinal assessment - Kristj ánsson AL, Kogan SM, James JE, Sigfusdottir ID.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent caffeine consumption has been linked to aggressive behaviors, although no longitudinal tests have been reported to date. The purpose of this study was to test the longitudinal relations between daily adolescent caffeine consumption a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Caffeine shown to stimulate male hair follicles by blocking mechanism
BEST hair loss treatment: The obstacles that stand in the way of a solution to hair loss can seem vast. It may come as a surprise to hear that caffeine can eliminate one of the most formidable obstacles, stimulating hair growth as a result. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: That last dose of caffeine may need to be much earlier than you expected
HOW TO SLEEP: If the thought of another sleepless night is filling you with dread, you may need to re-evaluate your relationship with caffeine. The stimulant drug could be affecting you more than you realise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for weight loss: Fibre and caffeine pills help to burn fat says studies
BEST supplements for weight loss: Losing weight will always come down to how much you eat and how much you move. However, there are a few supplements out there that can help make the weight loss journey a little easier. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple caffeine doses maintain vigilance, attention, complex motor sequence expression, and manual dexterity during 77 hours of total sleep deprivation - Killgore WDS, Kamimori GH.
Sleep deprivation (SD) and fatigue have detrimental effects on performance in operational settings. Few studies have investigated the cumulative effects of SD and fatigue on performance under heavy workload demands. Therefore, we investigated the effica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Combined effects of soft drinks and nicotine on Streptococcus mutans metabolic activity and biofilm formation
In conclusion, smokers should consider sugar-free caffeinated versions to minimize the chance of developing dental caries dut to the reduction of biofilm formation.  (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 22, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Migergot (ergotamine tartrate and caffeine)
Title: Migergot (ergotamine tartrate and caffeine)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - December 4, 2020 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Norgesic (Orphenadrine Citrate with Aspirin and Caffeine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Migergot (Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine Suppositories) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Hair loss shampoo: Do caffeine shampoos work as a treatment? What studies reveal
CAFFEINE shampoos are widely available on the high street, with many people claiming they can help stimulate hair growth and prevent hair loss. But do they actually work? Here's what studies have to say. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee application may restore hair growth by suppressing a key mechanism that causes it
BEST hair loss treatment: Hair loss is often the result of natural processes in the body so stopping it can seem futile. It has been suggested that caffeine can restore hair growth by inhibiting the mechanisms involved - is there any truth to these claims? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consider going decaf: an intentional caffeine overdose in the emergency department - Meester S, Hogrefe C.
BACKGROUND: Caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine) is a naturally occurring compound found in plants and is the most utilized drug in the world. An estimated 89% of U.S. citizens and 80% of people worldwide consume caffeine on a regular basis. The prevalence o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Later chronotype is associated with higher alcohol consumption and more adverse childhood experiences in young healthy women - Hug E, Winzeler K, Pfaltz MC, Cajochen C, Bader K.
This study aimed at examining potential associations of mid sleep timing (chronotype) and social jetlag with intake of alcohol and caffeine, depressive symptoms, and body mass index (BMI) in a sample of healthy young women. Furthermore, it was explored whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More Evidence Links Coffee Intake to Reduced Parkinson's Risk More Evidence Links Coffee Intake to Reduced Parkinson's Risk
The link between higher caffeine levels and a reduced likelihood of having Parkinson's disease appeared stronger among those with a genetic mutation linked to the condition in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Could Coffee Reduce Parkinson's Risk?
MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2020 -- Caffeine may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease in people who have a gene mutation associated with the movement disorder, researchers report. " These results are promising and encourage future research exploring caffeine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 5, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plasma Caffeine Concentration Lower in Parkinson Disease
FRIDAY, Oct. 2, 2020 -- Plasma caffeine concentration is lower in individuals with Parkinson disease (PD), especially LRRK2 mutation carriers, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in Neurology. Grace F. Crotty, M.D., from Massachusetts... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drink coffee after breakfast, not before, for better metabolic control
(University of Bath) The new study looked at the combined effects of disrupted sleep and caffeine on our metabolism - with surprising results. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

October 2020
Discoveries in Basic Science : A Perfectly Imperfect Process Tired or Wired? : Caffeine and Your Brain Contact Lenses Slow Children ’s Nearsightedness Manage Stress and Build Resilience Healthy Pregnancy for Every Body (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strides Pharma Science arm gets USFDA nod for tension headache tablets
Strides Pharma Global Pte Ltd, Singapore, has received approval for Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and Caffeine tablets USP in the strengths of 50 mg/325 mg/40 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), Strides Pharma Science said in a regulatory filing. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

TNF α G308A genotype, resilience to sleep deprivation, and the effect of caffeine on psychomotor vigilance performance in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study - Skeiky L, Brager AJ, Satterfield BC, Petrovick M, Balkin TJ, Capaldi VF, Ratcliffe RH, Van Dongen HPA, Hansen DA.
The TNF α G308A gene polymorphism has been reported to influence performance impairment during total sleep deprivation (TSD). We investigated this effect in a randomized, double-blind, crossover laboratory study of repeated exposure to 48 h TSD with caffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Feeling tired after enjoying a cup of coffee? You should probably limit your caffeine intake, advise researchers
(Natural News) A lot of people rely on coffee to keep them awake and improve their focus. That’s because coffee contains caffeine, a natural stimulant that’s also found in tea and cacao plants. But if you’re a frequent coffee drinker and notice you’re feeling more tired, you might need to lay off coffee – experts say... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine shot delivers wakeup call on antifungal drug resistance
(University of Edinburgh) The management of fungal infections in plants and humans could be transformed by a breakthrough in understanding how fungi develop resistance to drugs. It was previously thought that only mutations in a fungi's DNA would result in antifungal drug resistance. Current diagnostic techniques rely on sequencing all of a fungi's DNA to find such mutations. Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have discovered that fungi can develop drug resistance without changes to their DNA -- their genetic code. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Claims About Risks Of Caffeine Consumption In Pregnancy Misleading
You may have seen claims in the news over the last week that pregnant women should avoid all caffeine as it puts their unborn baby at risk, but are these claims really true? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Helen Albert, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Best supplements for an energy boost: The top 3 pills that may give you a lease of life
BEST supplements for an energy boost: Is your daily intake of caffeine not cutting it? Or, choosing to refrain from such a stimulant, are you hoping to naturally boost how you feel? These three pills could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant People Should Cut Out Caffeine, According To Study
A cup of coffee may be your usual wake up call. However, research has found it may be linked to adverse birth outcomes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news