The World ’s Farmers Need to Prepare for Serious Cash Crop Disruption
Climate change has its winners and losers. As global temperatures rise, some species will find themselves squeezed out of suitable living arrangements while others—for a while at least—will see new opportunities opening up. The same goes for what we eat and drink. A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS One zeros in on how climate change will impact some of the food and drink we love most. Scientists at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland found that the ideal regions for growing coffee, cashews and avocados will either disappear, shrink or shift as global temperatures continue...
Source: TIME: Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized adaptation climate change Climate Is Everything Food & Agriculture healthscienceclimate Londontime overnight Source Type: news

Regions growing coffee, cashews and avocados at risk amid global heating
Analysis finds many areas growing the crops may not be suitable by 2050, while others could benefitSome regions that produce coffee, cashews and avocados may not be able to support the growing of these crops within decades as a result of global heating, a study has found.Researchers combined climate change projections and soil factors to model how suitable various regions will be for growing crops in 2050. The analysis found that all major coffee-producing regions face a decline in suitability, including Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia and Colombia.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Hibaq Farah Tags: Climate crisis Farming Agriculture Environment Science Global development Source Type: news

Cancer: A popular warm beverage shown to reduce cancer risk by a staggering 29% says new s
CANCER diagnoses continue to rise at a shocking rate. Doing all you can to reduce your risk is extremely pertinent. According to a new study, increasing your coffee consumption could be key. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much, Too Little Coffee May Boost Seizure Risk in Epilepsy Too Much, Too Little Coffee May Boost Seizure Risk in Epilepsy
Compared to moderate coffee consumption, high coffee intake is associated with increased risk for a specific seizure type in patients with epilepsy, but so is low consumption.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Coffee, Green Tea, and Caffeine and the Risk of Dementia Coffee, Green Tea, and Caffeine and the Risk of Dementia
This study showed that high levels of coffee and caffeine consumption were significantly associated with a reduced risk of dementia in older persons, but green tea had no protective effect.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The day of glorious silliness by Jill Waters, Hysteria 2021 category winner
Jill Waters is the winner of the Short Story category in the 2021 Hysteria Writing Competition. You can find her story, along with the other finalists from each category in the Hysteria 8 anthology. Listen to the recording Read by Caroline Brewer during the Hysteria 8 launch party. https://lindaph.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/jill-waters-the-day-of-glorious-silliness.mp3 Read the story Georgie lay in bed, psyching herself up to open her eyes. January 6th. Twelfth Night. Christmas 2020 had come and gone with not so much as a whimper. Restrictions and guidelines meant plans had fallen apart, and celebrations were cancel...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 13, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jill Waters Tags: Hysteria hysteria 2021 hysteria 8 short story Source Type: news

Researchers Resurrect Coffee-Destroying Fungus —to Study It
Comparing the genomes of modern pathogens with those of cryopreserved strains from several decades ago shed light on the evolution of coffee wilt disease outbreaks in Africa. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 4, 2022 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Baking biscuits
Susan was reflective cutting the perfect snowflake biscuits. Sometimes all it took was a sprinkle of magic and sugar dusting to wash away the cares of the day. Slotting the trays into the oven she leaned back against the marble coffee in hand, watching as they turned from cream to golden. She wondered how Paul would react when she told him. Hopefully, hearing the news over a plate of his favourite biscuits would make it easier. The timer pinged, ten minutes and all done! Her inner creative sprang into action. Mixing icing sugar and colours in glorious, Christmassy shades reflecting the snow outside. The doorbell rang, Paul...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - December 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Fiction friday fiction Source Type: news

New Years eve 2021: Where can you watch all the 2022 specials from your home?
The New Year's Eve has always been a good holiday to spend at home. Just choose a TV special, put on your pajamas, make yourself a coffee or champagne, and you're good to go. Thi #thenewyearseve #pajamas #thithenewyearseve (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Love Black Coffee & Dark Chocolate? It Could Be in Your DNA
THURSDAY, Dec. 30, 2021 -- If you like your coffee black, it could be that your grandpa or your great-aunt did, too. A preference for black coffee and also for dark chocolate seems to lie in a person ’s genes, scientists report. It’s not the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sarah Weddington, attorney who won Roe v Wade abortion case, dies aged 76
Texan lawyer and Linda Coffee won landmark 1973 case, safeguarding right now under threat from US supreme court #lindacoffee #sarahweddington #texan #supremecourt #roevwade (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Cholesterol: The coffee habit that could cause levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol to rise
CAPPUCINNO, latte, macchiato, espresso; the world of coffee can be a bewildering world to wander through. It is however, a tasty one. Every coffee has it's plus points, but while different types of coffee has its supporters, the health benefits are not all equal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you take your coffee black? Your DNA may be the reason.
Black coffee is preferred by people whose genes predispose them to metabolize caffeine quickly. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

AHA News: An Undetected Heart Attack Led to an Urgent Triple Bypass
THURSDAY, Dec. 16, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- For more than three years, Gary Saunders struggled with heartburn. Antacids helped – if he took a handful of them. He figured it was stress or the " 12 to 15 cups of coffee " he drank each... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The lesser known signs of a stroke we should all be aware of
NEW research has revealed people who drink four to six cups of coffee and tea each day are 40 percent less likely to develop vascular dementia following a stroke than those who drink none. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news