Why Are Doctors Giving Caffeine To Premature Babies?
What if your first encounter with caffeine wasn't when you were a few years old, but when you were a few hours old? Researchers suggest that this helps premature babies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Spilling the Beans: How Much Caffeine is Too Much?
In what foods is caffeine found? Can caffeine pose a danger to your health? This Consumer Update answers these and other key questions about caffeine. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)
Title: butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - December 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Two compounds in coffee may team up to fight Parkinson's
(Rutgers University) Rutgers scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia -- two progressive and currently incurable diseases associated with brain degeneration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: How to avoid 'holiday heart'
The holiday season is a time of celebration and excess, but too much salt, caffeine and alcohol can lead to a little-known condition called "holiday heart" that can have drastic consequences. https://youtu.be/hFZmV76yTd0 Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) is in the downloads. Read the script. "Holiday heart" may sound like another [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Too Much Sleep Linked To Greater Risk Of Disease & Death, Study Finds
(CNN) — The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, says a global study published Wednesday in the European Heart Journal. Looking at data from 21 countries, across seven regions, the research team found that people sleeping more than the recommended upper limit of eight hours increased their risk of major cardiovascular events, like stroke or heart failure, as well as death by up to 41%. But a possible reason for this could be that people have underlying conditions causing them to s...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Sleep Source Type: news

Caffeine may increase the risk of a premature birth
Drinking caffeine during pregnancy may increase the risk a premature or low-weight birth, according to data published inThe American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.Daily Mail (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 27, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How Coffee May Protect Brain Health: A New Study Suggests The Benefits Aren't Just From Caffeine
Research continues linking coffee consumption to improved brain health, and now it appears that caffeine may not be the only reason for the benefits -- another compound could play an even more central role in protecting brain tissue. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Drinking tea or coffee during pregnancy REDUCES baby size
Even women who drink less than the 'safe' cutoff of 200mg caffeine - about two mugs of instant coffee - are more at risk of having low-birth weight newborns, according to a study by University College Dublin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine in tea, coffee may be equally risky to fetus
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who consume caffeine - whether it's from coffee or tea - have smaller babies than those who abstain from the stimulant during pregnancy, new research suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Caffeine attenuates brain injury but increases mortality induced by high-intensity blast wave exposure - Ning YL, Yang N, Chen X, Tian HK, Zhao ZA, Zhang XZ, Liu D, Li P, Zhao Y, Peng Y, Wang ZG, Chen JF, Zhou YG.
Caffeine is a substance that is consumed worldwide, and it may exert neuroprotective effects against various cerebral insults, including neurotrauma, which is the most prevalent injury among military personnel. To investigate the effects of caffeine on hig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Like Coffee? You May Be Genetically Wired That Way
In a study of more than 400,000 people, researcher found that the more sensitive people are to the bitter taste of caffeine, the more coffee they drink. The sensitivity is caused by a genetic variant. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buzz, Buzz: Bitter Tasters Like Coffee Better
A genetic analysis of samples taken from a large UK health database suggest that people who are more sensitive than their peers to the bitter taste of caffeine tend to drink more coffee — not less.(Image credit: Dimitri Otis/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Palca Source Type: news

The Fourth Volume of Bentham's Computational Chemistry Book Series
(Bentham Science Publishers) The fourth volume of this series features five chapters covering natural lead compounds, computer aided drug discovery methods in Parkinson's Disease therapy, studies of aminoacyl tRNA synthetase inhibition in bacteria, computational modeling of halogen bonds in biological systems and molecular classification of caffeine and its metabolites. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Personal Health: Too Much Caffeine May Stress the Heart
In moderate doses caffeine has mainly positive effects for most people. But it increases production of cortisol, which can lead to health problems including anxiety, weight gain and heart disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Caffeine Coffee Cortisol (Hormone) Heart Blood Pressure Anxiety and Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 7 benefits of rooibos tea
Rooibos tea is a delicious alternative to green or black tea. It is naturally caffeine-free and has many other potential health benefits. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

A newly discovered, naturally low-caffeine tea plant
(American Chemical Society) Tea drinkers who seek the popular beverage's soothing flavor without its explosive caffeine jolt could soon have a new, naturally low-caffeine option. In a study appearing in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that a recently discovered wild tea plant in China contains little or no caffeine and, unlike many industrially decaffeinated products, could potentially provide many of the health benefits of regular brewed teas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Single Energy Drink Might Harm Blood Vessels: Study
MONDAY, Nov. 5, 2018 -- Caffeine-laden energy drinks are popular, but they might make your blood vessels less efficient, a small study suggests. These drinks -- sold as Monster and Red Bull, to name two -- have been linked to heart, nerve and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Costa Coffee stores BAN under 16s from buying caffeinated drinks
Costa Coffee stores around the UK are allowed to choose whether or not they decide to serve caffeine to under-16s, the company has revealed – the new rule is thought to have started in summer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: When Kids Drink Coffee
-- Caffeine is a stimulant that is found naturally in some foods and is added to others. It can trigger a fast heartbeat, headache, digestive problems, high blood pressure, moodiness and insomnia, the National Safety Council says. Children may wind... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Caffeine Accelerates Emergence From Isoflurane Anesthesia Caffeine Accelerates Emergence From Isoflurane Anesthesia
There are currently no drugs available to reverse the coma-like state induced by general anesthetics. Might IV caffeine accelerate anesthetic emergence without ill effects?Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Women should leave at least a year between pregnancies
Leaving at least one year between pregnancies reduces risks for mother and baby Related items fromOnMedica Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Blood test developed to predict risk of premature birth Gestational weight loss or gain linked to poor outcome in children Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Demanding work linked to low-weight and preterm births (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 30, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Folic acid may be added to flour: government to consult
Flour may be fortified with folic acid to prevent birth defects such as spina bifida Related items fromOnMedica Gestational weight loss or gain linked to poor outcome in children UK lagging behind peers on child health Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Maximum folate intake advice based on ‘flawed’ analysis, say researchers High gluten intake during pregnancy associated with diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 24, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Coffee May Reduce Rosacea Risk Coffee May Reduce Rosacea Risk
Caffeinated coffee was associated with a significant reduction in risk of rosacea but other sources of caffeine, such as soda and tea, did not appear protective.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea
THURSDAY, Oct. 18, 2018 -- Caffeine intake from coffee is inversely associated with the risk for incident rosacea, according to a study published online Oct. 17 in JAMA Dermatology. Suyun Li, Ph.D., from the Qingdao University in China, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pre-eclampsia linked to raised risk of vascular dementia
Ask about history to help identify women who might benefit from early clinical intervention Related items fromOnMedica Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight High-dose folic acid doesn ’t prevent pre-eclampsia Parity lower in women with unfavourable lipid profile Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women One in two women and one in three men will develop neurological disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Don't Want Rosacea? Drinking Coffee Might Help
New research appears to challenge longstanding wisdom that those who struggle with rosacea should avoid both caffeine and hot drinks of any kind. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee May Tame the Redness of Rosacea
Women who drank four or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day had a 23 percent lower risk of the skin disorder than those who drank less than a cup a month. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Coffee Rosacea Skin Caffeine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Should people with GERD avoid caffeine?
Medical professionals often advise people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) to cut caffeine from the diet. However, little scientific evidence suggests that everyone with GERD should avoid caffeine. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Acid Reflux / GERD Source Type: news

Men who drink two cups of coffee or tea a day are more than twice as likely to get partners pregnant
Experts in the US say that caffeine has a key effect on the chemicals ATP and GTP that stops them from breaking down, ensuring more energy for sperm to swim faster and for longer periods. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digital marketing exposure increases energy drink usage among young adults
(Elsevier) Energy drinks represent a new category of nonalcoholic beverage with global sales of over $50 billion. Containing caffeine as a main ingredient, energy drinks are a central part of partying and sporting culture. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that digital marketing of energy drinks was more persuasive with young adults than other marketing methods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coffee makes your brain younger: Research shows that by normalizing stress hormones, coffee reverses memory deficits
(Natural News) Do you start your morning off with a cup of coffee or tea? Many people do – and research continues to show that caffeine can have many great health benefits. Beyond coffee’s reputation for offering an instant pick-me-up, scientists have found that caffeine and its analogs may actually help stave off age-related cognitive deficits.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 Simple Ways to Relieve Depersonalization
Depersonalization Disorder is a persistent feeling of being disconnected from your body and thoughts. It can feel like you’re living in a dream, or looking at yourself from outside your body. The world may feel like it’s flat and unreal, as if it’s in 2D or behind a pane of glass. Depersonalization Disorder can be an intensely frightening experience. It’s generally brought on by trauma (from violence, abuse, panic attacks) or, as is becoming more common, a bad drug experience. It’s also a surprisingly common condition: It’s estimated that 50% of all people will experience feelings of dep...
Source: Psych Central - October 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Shaun O' Connor Tags: Anxiety Dissociation Dissociative Personal Stories Psychology Self-Help Trauma Depersonalization Source Type: news

How to beat caffeine addiction and lessen withdrawal symptoms
(Natural News) For many people, caffeine has become a crucial part of their day. There are even some who feel like they won’t be able to function without having some coffee, tea, or soda in their system. This is why caffeine is considered the most common addiction. Caffeine is a stimulant found in plants that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine May Increase Pain Tolerance
A plant-based diet may also help you withstand pain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Caffeine Pain-Relieving Drugs Coffee Source Type: news

Caffeine Linked to Lower Mortality in CKD Caffeine Linked to Lower Mortality in CKD
A large observational study finds a significant inverse relationship between consuming caffeine and all-cause mortality among US patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

High gluten intake during pregnancy associated with diabetes
Study suggests risk of child developing type 1 diabetes Related items fromOnMedica Gestational weight loss or gain linked to poor outcome in children UK lagging behind peers on child health Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Gestational diabetes raises long-term CVD risk Child type 2 diabetes is a ‘wake-up call’ to the nation (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Does caffeine make depression worse?
There's no clear link between caffeine intake and depression. However, caffeine intake and depression may be linked indirectly for people who are particularly sensitive to the effects of caffeine or who have too much caffeine. Caffeine can cause sleep problems that affect mood. Caffeine can make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep. Lack [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Pressure grows on the government to ban energy drinks for children
Professor Russell Viner, the president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, has warned children should be banned from buying energy drinks because they contain so much caffeine and sugar. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gestational weight loss or gain linked to poor outcome in children
Guidelines needed on weight gain in pregnancy, say midwives Related items fromOnMedica UK lagging behind peers on child health Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Fewer than ever women smoke at point of birth Eight in ten stillbirths might have been avoided Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients
According to new research involving nearly 5,000 people with chronic kidney disease, a hike in daily caffeine intake appeared to lower their odds of an early death. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee May Have Another Perk for Kidney Patients
FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 -- Could that morning cup of joe bring a health boost to people battling kidney disease? According to new research involving nearly 5,000 people with chronic kidney disease, a hike in daily caffeine intake appeared to lower... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Does caffeine have therapeutic value in treating depression?
(Natural News) If the long lines in cafes are to be believed, coffee is an important commodity in many countries. And why not, considering how a lot of people consider it a crucial part of their morning routine? There have been studies in favor of and against coffee, but what many researchers agree on is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-dose folic acid doesn ’t prevent pre-eclampsia
But women should still take supplements before and in early pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects Related items fromOnMedica Caffeine in pregnancy linked to risk of child overweight Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Poor vitamin D levels linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes GPs often missing best option for heavy periods (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can I sleep with rheumatoid arthritis?
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disorder that affects the immune system and may cause joint stiffness or pain. RA may make sleep difficult, and a lack of sleep may make the condition worse. There are many tips for improving sleep including avoiding caffeine and alcohol. Learn more about how to sleep better with RA here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Study: Caffeine may lower risk of death from kidney disease
Consuming greater amounts of caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine consumption may extend life expectancy for people with kidney disease
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation indicates that consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?
Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammation of the bowel lining that causes recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Doctors can often successfully treat MC using medication. However, some people with MC may benefit from trying probiotics or avoiding foods containing lactose, gluten, and caffeine. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Does drinking coffee increase your risk of hypertension?
HIGH BLOOD pressure can be caused by lifestyle habits such as your diet and the type of food and drink you put in your body. We all know we shouldn ’t overdo it with caffeine, but can coffee increase your risk of developing hypertension? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news