Does Caffeine Help A Headache Or Not? Here's What Experts Say.
The answer depends on a number of factors. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Caffeine content of different types of coffee
Coffee is probably the most popular source of caffeine. The caffeine content of a cup of coffee can vary considerably depending on the brewing method, the type of bean, and the quantity of coffee grounds that a person uses. Learn how much caffeine different types and brands of coffee contain here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

10 Biggest Myths About Sleeping, According To Researchers
(CNN) — Hey, sleepyheads. What you believe about sleep may be nothing but a pipe dream. Many of us have notions about sleep that have little basis in fact and may even be harmful to our health, according to researchers at NYU Langone Health’s School of Medicine, who conducted a study published Tuesday in the journal Sleep Health. “There’s such a link between good sleep and our waking success,” said lead study investigator Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health. “And yet we often find ourselves debunking myths, whether ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News CNN Sleep Source Type: news

Caffeine Could Boost Exercise Performance Caffeine Could Boost Exercise Performance
Taking caffeine before exercise could improve performance during a broad range of exercise tasks, according to a new review of past research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Caffeine could boost exercise performance
(Reuters Health) - Taking caffeine before exercise could improve performance during a broad range of exercise tasks, according to a new review of past research. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tips to increase stamina
Methods of increasing stamina include meditation, exercise, and consuming caffeine. Stamina can help prevent physical fatigue and enhance mental focus. Learn more about boosting stamina here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Health Tip: When to Cut Down on Caffeine
-- Millions of Americans rely on caffeine for a morning or afternoon energy boost. However, relying too much on caffeine can cause unpleasant side effects such as migraines, stomach aches and irritability, says Mayo Clinic. Signs you should curb... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep apnea and caffeine: Any connection?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Steps to help relieve sinusitis
These self-help steps can help relieve sinusitis symptoms: Drink fluids. Water or juice will help dilute mucous secretions and promote drainage. Avoid beverages that contain caffeine or alcohol, as they can be dehydrating. Drinking alcohol can also worsen the swelling of the lining of the sinuses and nose. Moisten your sinus cavities. Drape a towel [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 3, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Alcohol, caffeine are common triggers of irregular heart rhythm
(Reuters Health) - The most common triggers of atrial fibrillation - an irregular heart rhythm that's a leading cause of stroke - are avoidable behaviors like drinking alcohol or coffee, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Just LOOKING at a cup of coffee is enough to give you a kick 
Researchers from the University of Toronto believe we associate coffee with 'arousal' so strongly that merely seeing a 'caffeine cue' is enough to activate alertness in our brain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine on the mind? Just seeing reminders of coffee can stimulate our brain
(University of Toronto) A new University of Toronto study finds that just seeing reminders of coffee can arouse us, causing our minds to be more alert and attentive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Differential effects of caffeine on motor and cognitive outcomes of penetrating ballistic-like brain injury - Sanjakdar SS, Flerlage WJ, Kang HS, Napier DA, Dougherty JR, Mountney A, Gilsdorf JS, Shear DA.
This study assessed the effect of caffeine on neurobehavioral recovery in the WRAIR penetrating ballistic-like brain injury (PBBI) model. Unilateral frontal PBBI was produced in the right hemisphere of anesthetized rats at moderate (7%-PBBI) or severe (10%... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

3D imaging detects foetal abnormalities before birth
Scientists say new detectors can be used by any hospital Related items fromOnMedica Child heart health may be determined by size of fetus in early pregnancy Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Link found between birth size and heart function Scotland launches worldwide search for radiologists Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Symptoms of caffeine withdrawal
Caffeine withdrawal symptoms can occur when a person abruptly stops consuming caffeine. Symptoms can last for a week or more and include headaches, fatigue, mood changes, concentration difficulties, and constipation. Learn more about caffeine withdrawal here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Power up: Caffeine supplementation found to boost the performance of combat sport athletes
(Natural News) Researchers have found another supplement ideal for athletes: caffeine. A systematic review published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition has determined that caffeine supplements can improve strength, power, and endurance in combat sports athletes. For the review, researchers from Spain and the U.S. looked at nine studies published since 2010... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compounds in coffee found to fight off Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia
(Natural News) Good news for coffee drinkers: U.S. researchers have found two compounds in coffee — caffeine and EHT — work together to prevent Parkinson’s and Lewy body dementia. Recently published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the findings suggest that these compounds may potentially be used as a natural way... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutrient therapies no help in averting depression in the overweight
Supplements and nutrition therapy failed to cut MDD risk in overweight people with early depressive symptoms Related items fromOnMedica Diet shown to reduce stroke may also lower depression risk Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Men with eating disorders struggle to get help Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised UK falls behind other nations in preventing avoidable death (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 6, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Most With Paroxysmal AF Report'Triggers' Like Alcohol, Caffeine Most With Paroxysmal AF Report'Triggers' Like Alcohol, Caffeine
What do patients see as behavioral or environmental triggers of their symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation? Widely varying answers suggest that interventions need to be tightly individualized.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Prenatal vitamins linked to lower ASD risk in siblings
ASD half as likely in high-risk children if mothers took prenatal vitamins during first month Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Valproate in pregnancy linked to raised autism risk Hunt announces Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 28, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fioricet with Codeine (Butalbital Acetaminophen Caffeine Capsules) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 25, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Determining foods to avoid when managing Barrett's esophagus
DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?I was diagnosed with Barrett's esophagus three months ago and was given some diet instructions, including eliminating alcohol and caffeine. Why is this necessary? Is it still possible for me to have an occasional alcoholic drink? Is decaffeinated coffee OK? ANSWER:?One of the main goals for the management of Barrett's esophagus is controlling [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 19, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Most A-Fib Patients Have at Least One Identifiable Trigger
FRIDAY, Feb. 15, 2019 -- Most patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) report at least one identifiable trigger, with the most common triggers being alcohol, caffeine, exercise, and lack of sleep, according to research published online Feb. 14 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most triggers for irregular heartbeat can be easily modified
(University of California - San Francisco) A personal survey of patients with atrial fibrillatio, one of the most important causes of irregular heartbeats, has found that the majority of triggers for the condition are easily modifiable lifestyle choices, including alcohol, caffeine, exercise and lack of sleep. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Man, 21, SNAPPED four of his front teeth after ‘guzzling six Monster Energy drinks a day’
Vinnie Pyner, from Margate, started drinking the high caffeine and sugar drink during college. After seven months, a dentist told him he would need dentures and all his teeth had rotted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Kombucha Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Kombucha has a golden reputation in the beverage world. It’s everywhere: from supermarket shelves to workplace refrigerators and even on tap in cafés. As this fizzy fermented tea rose in popularity, so did claims of its health benefits, from improved digestion, metabolism, immunity, liver function, heart health and more. But are these claims backed by science — and is kombucha good for you? Here’s what nutrition experts have to say. What is kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented tea drink made from green or black tea (or both), sugar, yeast and bacteria, and is believed to have originated in China about...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Beth Krietsch Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Attempted suicide by caffeine tablet overdose in a 14-year-old girl - Noto T, Hanazawa T, Yoshizawa T, Murabayashi M, Morioka I.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Google Doodle Celebrates the Chemist Who Accidentally ‘Discovered’ Caffeine
The name Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge may not mean much to you. But chances are you owe him a huge debt. For it was he who first “discovered” caffeine. Today, Google is celebrating what would have been his 225th birthday. Runge expressed an interest in chemistry from an early age, and began conducting experiments as a teenager. Legend has it that during one of these experiments, Runge noted how belladonna (a poisonous plant sometimes called ‘deadly nightshade’), induced a long-lasting dilation of the pupil of the eye. A decade later, while studying under the chemist and inventor Johann Wolfgang Dö...
Source: TIME: Science - February 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: George Steer Tags: Uncategorized Google onetime Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Petter Brattstr öm
Cochrane is made up of13,000 members and over50,000 supporters who come from more than130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.Many of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane as researchers, citizen scientists, medical stud...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 29, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

​Millions of Canadians are at risk of sleep apnea — here's why so few realize it
One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

​Millions of Canadians are at risk of a serious sleep condition — here's why so few are diagnosed
One in three Canadians sleep less than the recommended seven to nine hours per night. The culprit could be too much screen time, stress or caffeine, but few Canadians realize their daytime doziness may be directly caused by a condition called sleep apnea that can have serious health ramifications. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Long-term consumption of caffeine may worsen effects of Alzheimer's
(Natural News) Drinking coffee and other caffeinated drinks for years on end may not be a good idea for people who already have Alzheimer’s disease. In a study published in the journal Frontiers in Pharmacology, it has been revealed that long-term consumption of caffeine can worsen the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. While memory problems are the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does green tea really deserve its health halo? Experts say yes
(Natural News) Whether you’re a green tea enthusiast or you drink tea occasionally to cut back on your caffeine intake, you’ve probably heard that this kind of tea is one of the most beneficial drinks out there. While not all of the claims listed below are accurate, health experts confirm that green tea is a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nootropics, or ‘Smart Drugs,’ Are Gaining Popularity. But Should You Take Them?
The idea that a pill can supersize human intelligence is decidedly science fiction. But plenty of real-world researchers and drug-makers are working to develop nootropics: pills, supplements and other substances designed to improve various aspects of cognition. A rough translation for the word “nootropic” comes from the Greek for “to bend or shape the mind.” And already, there are dozens of over-the-counter (OTC) products—many of which are sold widely online or in stores—that claim to boost creativity, memory, decision-making or other high-level brain functions. Some of the most popular ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

From Raynaud's to dry skin and chapped lips: Expert reveals how to combat six common winter niggles
Emma Hammett, a London-based first aid expert and former nurse, reveals how to deal with niggles that have no cure. Often smoking and caffeine can exacerbate  problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chris Pratt Is Doing the Daniel Fast Diet. But Is It Healthy?
The Daniel Fast has been around a long time — since the Old Testament, in fact. But actor Chris Pratt gave it new popularity recently by posting an Instagram story about adopting it as his latest diet. Pratt described the plan as “21 days of prayer and fasting.” But what does the Daniel Fast actually entail — and is it healthy? Here’s what you need to know. What is the Daniel Fast? The Daniel Fast is a religiously rooted, short-term eating plan drawn from the Book of Daniel, which appears in the Old Testament. In the story, Daniel decides to avoid the rich, indulgent foods that surround him an...
Source: TIME: Health - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Learn how gotu kola reduces stress and anxiety
(Natural News) Gotu kola is a popular herbal remedy that has a long history of being used in Ayurvedic medicine due to its healing properties that can promote mental and emotional health. Despite having the word “kola” in the name, this relaxant herb actually contains no caffeine. When eaten fresh or taken as a tea, gotu... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to high caffeine levels in the womb can increase a child's risk of excess weight, researchers find
(Natural News) Most mothers would do anything to make sure that their children get to enjoy healthy lives once they’re born. According to a recent study published in BMJ Open, one of the ways mothers can ensure their child’s health is by reducing their caffeine intake during pregnancy. This is because moderate to high caffeine levels in the body increase... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Substances in Coffee May Protect Against Parkinson ’s Disease and Dementia with Lewy Bodies, a New Animal Study Suggests
Mouse study suggests the coffee components eicosanoyl-5-hydroxytryptamide (EHT) and caffeine protect against Parkinson ’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - January 8, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Effects of caffeine ingestion on the diurnal variation of cognitive and repeated high-intensity performances - Souissi Y, Souissi M, Chtourou H.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of caffeine ingestion on the daily variation of cognitive (i.e., reaction time (RT), attention) and repeated high-intensity exercise performances. Fifteen active males (age: 20  ± 1 years, height:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Recent research suggests new therapeutic role for caffeine in neuropsychiatric disorders
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) An important new article reviews recently discovered properties of adenosine A2A receptor-dopamine D2 receptor (A2AR-D2R) and adenosine A1 receptor-dopamine D1 receptor (A1R-D1R) heteromers -- both of which are main targets for caffeine -- and discusses the therapeutic implications of these findings. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Junk food causes nutrition deficiency: Soda and fast food cripple brain development, according to new study
(Natural News) A special issue of the journal Birth Defects Research: The Teenage Brain has concluded that the excessive consumption of junk food and energy drinks impairs the mental health of teenagers. In the study, a team of researchers from the RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia reviewed the effects of caffeine and taurine found in energy drinks on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does Hydroxycut work for weight loss?
Hydroxycut is a weight loss supplement that contains caffeine, as well as other extracts and minerals. In this article, find out whether it is effective and learn about the possible risks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Human Primary Cells Trifecta
Tri-culture of Neuromics'Human Primary Cells in 3-D BBB Model I mentioned in an earlier post that we take Researchers questioning the validity of ourHuman Primary Cells very seriously. We follow up with our clients to make sure our cells are working as expected. If they are not 100% happy, we offer a free replacement or full refund....So it is encouraging to see Researchers using ourHuman Pericytes, Brain Microvascular Endothelial Cells (HBMES) andAstrocytes to build a static 3-D Blood-Brain Barrier Model.Ece Bayir, M. Mert Celtikoglu, Aylin Sendemira.The use of bacterial cellulose as a basement membrane improves...
Source: Neuromics - January 1, 2019 Category: Neuroscience Tags: Astrocytes BBB Model Blood Brain Barrier Models –brain barrier penetration brain microvascular endothelial cells Brain Perivascular Cells HBMECs Human Brain Pericytes Source Type: news

Acute caffeine supplementation in combat sports: a systematic review - L ópez-González LM, Sánchez-Oliver AJ, Mata F, Jodra P, Antonio J, Domínguez R.
Caffeine used as a supplement has been shown to improve physical and cognitive performance in several sport modalities due to its effects on the central nervous system. This review assesses the direct effects of caffeine supplementation on performance in c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Caffeine
-- Caffeine in limited amounts is OK for most people, but too much of the stimulant can be dangerous to your health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The FDA adds: Caffeine is found in many foods, including various beverages and dietary... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Effects of caffeine on sleep quality and daytime functioning - O'Callaghan F, Muurlink O, Reid N.
Caffeine (particularly in the form of coffee) is one of the most widely consumed stimulants in the world, with 90% of American adults consuming caffeine-infused beverages almost daily. While there is substantial evidence that caffeine enhances performance,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Migergot (Ergotamine Tartrate and Caffeine Suppositories) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 20, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Coffee is great for your skin, too: Its antioxidants soothe red and inflamed breakouts
(Natural News) Here’s another good reason to enjoy a cup of coffee every day. In addition to waking you up in the morning and keeping you alert when you’re tired, a Paleo Hacks article reported that coffee could keep your skin healthy. Coffee contains both antioxidants and caffeine. The former fights oxidative stress that ages... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news