Coffee Won't Upset Your Heartbeat. It Might Even Calm It
A large new study has found that most people can enjoy their coffee or diet cola free from heart worries -- caffeine doesn't seem to increase most people's risk of arrhythmias. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee Won't Upset Your Heartbeat. It Might Even Calm It
MONDAY, July 19, 2021 -- For decades, doctors have warned folks suffering from heart rhythm problems to avoid coffee, out of concern that a caffeine jolt might prompt a herky-jerky heartbeat. But a large new study has found that most people can... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coffee consumption cuts risk for heart arrythmia, AFib, study finds
A study published Monday disputes the common notion that drinking caffeine increases risk for heart ailments, including atrial fibrillation. In fact, the risk declines by 3% to 4% for each cup of coffee consumed. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic Predisposition + High Caffeine Intake Ups Risk of Increased Intraocular Pressure
THURSDAY, June 17, 2021 -- Among individuals with the strongest genetic predisposition to elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), greater caffeine consumption is associated with higher IOP and higher glaucoma prevalence, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Health Benefits of Coffee
Drinking coffee has been linked to a reduced risk of all kinds of ailments, including Parkinson ’s disease, melanoma, prostate cancer, even suicide. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Coffee Caffeine Sleep Content Type: Service Diabetes Anxiety and Stress Depression (Mental) Parkinson ' s Disease Pregnancy and Childbirth Antioxidants Heart Deaths (Fatalities) Pollan, Michael Willett, Walter C Source Type: news

Caffeine May Raise Risk for Inherited Glaucoma Caffeine May Raise Risk for Inherited Glaucoma
Previous studies showed that people who took large doses of caffeine experienced temporary increases in eye pressure. Researchers have wondered whether ingesting caffeine over a long period could pose a risk.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - June 11, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Caffeine May Raise Risk of Inherited Glaucoma
Caffeine might increase the risk of an eye disease in people who have a genetic susceptibility. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Get a Better Night's Sleep
You can overcome ‘coronasomnia.’ Experts say it just takes practice building new and better habits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anahad O ’Connor and Flora Hanitijo Tags: Sleep Anxiety and Stress Insomnia Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Beds and Bedding Psychology and Psychologists Habits and Routines (Behavior) Research Caffeine Mental Health and Disorders Sedatives Source Type: news

Too Much Caffeine Might Raise Your Odds for Glaucoma
Title: Too Much Caffeine Might Raise Your Odds for GlaucomaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General)
Source: MedicineNet Eyesight General - June 8, 2021 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Caffeine: How does it affect blood pressure?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - June 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much Caffeine Might Raise Your Odds for Glaucoma
MONDAY, June 7, 2021 -- That third or fourth cup of coffee may do more than make your heart race: New research suggests it could significantly increase your risk of glaucoma if you're genetically predisposed to the eye disease. The study included... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Deprived? Coffee Can Only Help So Much
WEDNESDAY, June 2, 2021 -- You know you've done it -- stayed up too late and relied on coffee to get through the next day -- but new research suggests that caffeine can only do so much. That cup or cups of coffee may keep you awake the following... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 2, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Study of choroidal thickness variations after ingestion of a taurine and caffeine-containing energy drink - Arej N, Azar G, Salviat F, Alonso AS, Zuber K, Metten MA, Salomon L, Vasseur V, Mauget-Fa ÿsse M.
BACKGROUND& AIMS: Choroidal thickness can undergo considerable variations in response to different substances. The aim of this study was to assess the change in choroidal thickness after the ingestion of taurine and caffeine contained in the Red Bull ener... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Caffeine produces neutral effects on extraverts' and introverts' performance of fundamental motor skills - Carolina Gomes A, Tosini L, Oliveira D, Lage G, Franchini E, Meira CJ.
Extraverts are active and talkative, while introverts are quiet and calm. This difference has been attributed to the cortical activation level (arousal), which is low in extraverts and high in introverts. Thus, to reach an optimal level of arousal, extrave... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Study: Don't count on caffeine to fight sleep deprivation
(Michigan State University) Sleep scientists assessed how effective caffeine was in counteracting the negative effects of sleep deprivation on cognition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Caffeine selectively mitigates cognitive deficits caused by sleep deprivation - Stepan ME, Altmann EM, Fenn KM.
Sleep deprivation impairs a wide range of cognitive processes, but the precise mechanism underlying these deficits is unclear. One prominent proposal is that sleep deprivation impairs vigilant attention, and that impairments in vigilant attention cause imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The effects of caffeinated products on sleep and functioning in the military population: a focused review - Chaudhary NS, Taylor B, Grandner MA, Troxel WM, Chakravorty S.
Military personnel rely on caffeinated products such as coffee or energy drinks (ED) to maintain a maximal level of vigilance and performance under sleep-deprived and combat situations. While chronic caffeine intake is associated with decreased sleep durat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Does green tea contain caffeine?
GREEN TEA is one of the healthiest drinks you can find, nutritionists have claimed, due to its weight loss boosting and heart-healthy benefits. But it's easy to get confused about its caffeine content. Does green tea contain caffeine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fiorinal with Codeine (butalbital, aspirin, caffeine, and codeine phosphate)
Title: Fiorinal with Codeine (butalbital, aspirin, caffeine, and codeine phosphate)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - May 14, 2021 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

What Are Risk Factors for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia?
Discussion Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) was first described in 1967 by Northway et.al. At that time it was described as “relatively mature preterm infants with severe respiratory failure to survive their initial respiratory distress syndrome after receiving aggressive respiratory support with high oxygen and positive pressure ventilation. Their clinical course was characterized by severe chronic respiratory failure with a radiographic picture showing areas of hyperinflation alternating with adjacent increased densities.” This is often referred to as “Old BPD.” Over time more has been learned and...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 10, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Coffee side effects: Is it dangerous to have too much coffee? Five common side effects
COFFEE is a common hot drink that's claimed to have numerous health benefits, including protecting against dementia, as well as helping you to feel more awake. But is it dangerous to have too much coffee? These are the most common side effects of coffee and caffeine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norgesic (orphenadrine citrate, aspirin and caffeine)
Title: Norgesic (orphenadrine citrate, aspirin and caffeine)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Paternal exposure to exercise and/or caffeine and alcohol modify offspring behavioural and pathophysiological recovery from repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (RmTBI) in adolescence - Eyolfson E, Bhatt D, Wang M, Lohman AW, Mychasiuk R.
This study was... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Childhood Caffeine Exposure May Negatively Affect Cognitive Functioning
For most assessed cognitive functions, the negative correlation remained after controlling for age, gender, socioeconomic status, and sleep. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - April 19, 2021 Category: Addiction Tags: Children, NIDA Notes, Stimulants, Public Health Source Type: news

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