Asian Canadian Manager Gets Coffee Thrown at Her in Racially Motivated Attack
A 74-year-old woman has been arrested following an assault of a coffee shop manager in Steveston Richmond, Canada. The incident... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic Accentuates Need for Caribbean Countries to Improve Food and Nutrition Security
Jaxine Scott displays some vegetables in her backyard garden at her Kingston, Jamaica home. Credit: Kate ChappellBy Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 2 2021 (IPS) Last year, Jaxine Scott was off work as a caregiver at a primary school as a result of the pandemic. One day, she noticed a green shoot emerging from some garlic in her fridge. She decided to plant it, and to her surprise, it thrived. “I thought ‘It looks like I have a green thumb, let me plant something else,’” Scott says. She now has a backyard garden, including cucumber, pumpkin, melon, callaloo, cantaloupe, pak choy and tomatoes. &ld...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations 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

High blood pressure: Drinking more than four cups of coffee a day may raise your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a condition in which one's lifestyle is directly impacted. Many are aware of the type of foods to avoid to reduce serious health risks associated with having high blood pressure which include salty and processed foods but little is known about the drinks which should be avoided. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 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

Uganda: Coffee Exports Defy Covid-19 Disruptions to Post Growth
[Monitor] Coffee exports have defied Covid-19 market disruptions for a straight second month recording growth in value and volume. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Krispy Kreme vaccine giveaway: Free donut and coffee offer on Mondays
Get a free medium coffee and Original Glazed doughnut Mondays through May 24 at Krispy Kreme locations nationwide. No COVID-19 vaccine is needed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer 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 May Impact Newborn's Weight
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. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

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

Is Coffee Good for Us? Maybe Machine Learning Can Help Figure It Out.
The advice from research on coffee, and nutrition more generally, always seems to be changing. Processing vast amounts of data could help us pin it down. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kim Tingley Tags: Coffee Heart Diet and Nutrition Artificial Intelligence Cancer Source Type: news

How Social Lives Are Changing During the U.S. Vaccine Rollout
Andrea Norred wasn’t too surprised to learn that many of her friends, as well as her 18-year-old son, have decided not to get vaccinated against COVID-19. She lives in Santa Cruz, Calif., a coastal city with an above-average rate of vaccine skepticism. Norred attributes that phenomenon to the area’s “hippie, free love” vibe; in many such communities, faith in natural or holistic medicine correlates with mistrust of vaccines, quite possibly to dangerous effects. Norred, 42, tries to be accepting of that choice, but it’s difficult. Herd immunity is particularly important for Norred; she has an i...
Source: TIME: Health - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 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

Synthetic cathinone poisoning from ingestion of drug-laced "instant coffee packets" in Taiwan - Chou HH, Hsieh CH, Chaou CH, Chen CK, Yen TH, Liao SC, Seak CJ, Chen HY.
BACKGROUND: Synthetic cathinone abuse is a global health issue. Synthetic cathinones emerged in Taiwan in 2009, and their prevalence rapidly rose. They are usually made into "instant coffee packets," and these so-called "toxic coffee packets" may also cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Coffee prices soaring due to "systemic" coronavirus supply chain disruptions
(Natural News) Global supply chains are breaking down due to the government’s endless Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions, and the latest consumer commodity casualty is coffee. According to reports, a longstanding imbalance of shipping containers around the world is spiking transportation costs for coffee, which could end up spiking the cost of coffee for end consumers.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Sense of Smell After COVID-19? Therapies Can Help Bring It Back
MONDAY, March 8, 2021 -- So, you had COVID-19 a few months back and you still can't smell that first steaming cup of coffee in the morning. Is there anything you can do to hasten the return of that vital sense? Experts say there is, including... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug Users Often Do Not Seek Help Because They Fear Legal Repercussion
By Simona MarinescuAPIA, Samoa, Mar 8 2021 (IPS) In the February 12th editorial on the issue of illicit drug use, the Samoa Observer stated that “… there is no data currently available to show that drug abuse including meth consumption levels in Samoa have reached crisis levels, which would warrant the government considering decriminalizing drug use and consumption.” The United Nation’s position on this is clear, we must not sit by and wait for a problem to blight our communities before acting. The evidence shows that it is cheaper and more effective to prevent drug use than to deal with the conseq...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Simona Marinescu Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mexico reports 779 more deaths; contradictory death figures in Russia – as it happened
This blog is closed.Follow further coronavirus coverage here1.31amGMTThis blog is closed.Follow further coronavirus coverage here12.41amGMTAuckland, New Zealand ’s biggest city, emerged on Sunday from a strict weeklong lockdown imposed after a community cluster of the more contagious UK coronavirus variant, Reuters has reported.There were no new local Covid-19 cases recorded on Sunday, health officials said, allowing for the restrictions to ease. If no community cases are confirmed during the rest of Sunday, it would make a full seven days since the last community case.There are still limits on public gathering in th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe (now), Nicola Slawson and Kevin Rawlinson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Microbiology World news Science US news UK 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

Shade-grown coffee could help save birds, if only people knew about it
(Cornell University) The message about the bird-conservation benefits of shade-grown coffee may not be getting through to the people most likely to respond--birdwatchers. A team of researchers from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Virginia Tech surveyed birdwatchers to learn if they drank shade-grown coffee and, if not, why not. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 2, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to live longer: Coffee consumption could reduce heart disease risk and boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: We are a nation of hot beverage lovers. Studies have now revealed that this love could be a booster into one's lifespan and that by drinking coffee years could be added to your life. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 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

Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts lockdown slowly
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a gradual easing of one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns on, saying children will return to class and people will be able to meet a friend for coffee in a park in two weeks’ time (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NYUAD researchers develop high throughput paper-based arrays of 3D tumor models
(New York University) By engineering common filter papers, similar to coffee filters, a team of NYU Abu Dhabi researchers have created high throughput arrays of miniaturized 3D tumor models to replicate key aspects of tumor physiology, which are absent in traditional drug testing platforms. With the new paper-based technology, the formed tumor models can be safely cryopreserved and stored for prolonged periods for on-demand drug testing use. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 22, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

The Science of Awe and the Mars Perseverance Rover
A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have an essay delivered to your inbox every Sunday. Perseverance and Why Feeling Awe Increases Empathy Here’s a secret: I am a recovering cynic with recurring pessimistic tendencies. It’s hereditary. On a sunny day, my Irish grandfather would look out the window and say: “We’ll pay for this.” And I won’t even get into the generations of head-spinning drama on the Russian side. Lately, for all the obvious reasons, it’s been way too easy to fall into compulsive fretting. B...
Source: TIME: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

The Science of Awe and the Mars Perseverance Rover
A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have an essay delivered to your inbox every Sunday. Perseverance and Why Feeling Awe Increases Empathy Here’s a secret: I am a recovering cynic with recurring pessimistic tendencies. It’s hereditary. On a sunny day, my Irish grandfather would look out the window and say: “We’ll pay for this.” And I won’t even get into the generations of head-spinning drama on the Russian side. Lately, for all the obvious reasons, it’s been way too easy to fall into compulsive fretting. B...
Source: TIME: Science - February 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Green Tea, Coffee Tied to Lower Mortality for Stroke, Myocardial Infarction Survivors Green Tea, Coffee Tied to Lower Mortality for Stroke, Myocardial Infarction Survivors
Green tea and coffee drinkers who survive a stroke or myocardial infarction have lower all-cause mortality risk than people who don't consume these beverages, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

D é j à brew? Another shot for lovers of coffee
(University of South Australia) In a world first genetic study, researchers from the Australian Centre for Precision Health at the University of South Australia found that that long-term, heavy coffee consumption - six or more cups a day - can increase the amount of lipids (fats) in your blood to significantly heighten your risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Big Number: Drinking 1 or more cups of caffeinated coffee could reduce your heart failure risk
Decaf did not have the same effect. The conclusions were reached after looking at three major studies that together had followed 21,361 U.S. adults for at least 10 years. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News 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

A Love Letter For All the Days After Valentine ’s Day
A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have an essay delivered to your inbox every Sunday. GIVING ORDINARY LOVE ITS BEAUTIFUL DUE The most loving thing I ever saw my father do for my mother was getting up before dawn in the permafrost of February to warm up her car. This was no small feat in rural Massachusetts. Half the time, just to get out of the house, you had to hurl yourself against the door to push through two feet of drifted snow. Mom hated being cold more than almost anything. Her little birdy shoulders would contract at the start of winter ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Is Any Amount of Coffee Safe for Baby During Pregnancy?
New research finds too much coffee during pregnancy could lead to kids with behavior problems later on. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Any Amount of Coffee Safe for Baby During Pregnancy?
FRIDAY, Feb. 12, 2021 -- Too much coffee during pregnancy could lead to kids with behavior problems later on. That's the key takeaway from new research that examined 9,000 brain scans from 9- and 10-year-olds as part of the largest long-term study... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coffee Tied to Lower Heart Failure Risk
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Coffee Tied to Lower Heart Failure Risk Coffee Tied to Lower Heart Failure Risk
Coffee consumption is associated with the risk for heart failure, according to a machine-learning-based algorithm that analyzed data from three large observational trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New history of photography focuses on presidents
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau) Since photography's invention, U.S. presidents have been among the most common subjects for the camera. So Cara Finnegan decided to tell the story of the medium's evolution through those historical figures inPhotographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, publishing this spring. It's not a coffee table book filled with iconic photos, but a history of photography told through its interactions with presidents, and at key moments of transformation in the technology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart disease: The amount of coffee you should drink to lower your heart failure risk
HEART DISEASE is one of the most common causes of death in the UK and across the world, but making some diet or lifestyle changes could lower your risk of coronary heart disease. Drinking coffee could protect against heart failure, scientists have claimed. How much coffee should you drink every day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
Having one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day may reduce your risk of heart failure, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Higher Coffee Intake May Lower Risk for Heart Failure
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- Higher coffee intake is associated with a reduced risk for heart failure, according to a study published online Feb. 9 in Circulation: Heart Failure. Laura M. Stevens, from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical School... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 -- Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day may reduce your risk of heart failure, new research suggests. There was one caveat, however: Decaffeinated coffee doesn't appear to provide the same... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Daily Coffee Lowers Risk for Heart Failure
Title: Daily Coffee Lowers Risk for Heart FailureCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 9, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Drinking more coffee associated with decreased heart failure risk
(American Heart Association) nalysis of three large, well-known heart disease studies found drinking one or more cups of caffeinated coffee was associated with decreased heart failure risk. Drinking decaffeinated coffee did not have the same benefit and may be associated with an increased risk for heart failure. There is not yet enough clear evidence to recommend increasing coffee consumption to decrease risk of heart disease with the same strength and certainty as stopping smoking, losing weight or exercising. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Swimming with the bicheno "coffee club": the textured world of wild swimming - Gould S, McLachlan F, McDonald B.
Wild swimming is currently experiencing a surge in popularity as people avowedly attempt to reconnect with the natural world. Previous research has positioned wild swimming as a solitary pursuit whereby individuals retreat from society to connect with or o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Daily Green Tea, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for 2nd Heart Attack, Stroke
Title: Daily Green Tea, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for 2nd Heart Attack, StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - February 5, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Drinking coffee may help reduce your risk of developing the condition
FATTY liver disease is far more common than many think and unfortunately living a life of excess will eventually catch up to a person. However, experts and studies reveal drinking coffee could help reduce the risk of the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Green Tea, Coffee May Help You Avoid a 2nd Heart Attack
Research adds to evidence that plant compounds called flavonoids are good for cardiovascular health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Green Tea, Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for 2nd Heart Attack, Stroke
THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2021 -- If you have had a heart attack and a stroke, you might want to stock up on green tea. New research from Japan finds survivors who drink plenty of green tea may live longer lives. Stroke survivors who drank at least seven... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Jason Kenney takes on COVID-19 conspiracy theorists in Facebook 'rant'
Premier Jason Kenney is urging Albertans who have bought into conspiracy theories about COVID-19 being a hoax or part of a global effort to impose some kind of socialist order upon the world to "wake up and smell the coffee" and look at the actual data. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Fungus that eats fungus could help coffee farmers
(Stockholm University) Coffee rust is a parasitic fungus and a big problem for coffee growers around the world. A study in the birthplace of coffee - Ethiopia - shows that another fungus seems to have the capacity to supress the rust outbreaks in this landscape. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 3, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news