Researchers report people who drink at least one cup of coffee a day are at a 12% reduced risk of dying from cancer, stroke and heart disease as those who did not partake in a daily cup of Joe. Lower mortality rates were present regardless of whether people drank fully caffeinated coffee or decaf, suggesting the association with longevity is not tied to caffeine.
While drinking coffee during the day improves alertness and concentration, especially when a person is sleep-deprived, decreasing consumption six hours prior to sleep diminishes the effects of caffeine on sleep disturbances.
A new study reports drinking caffeine during the evening delays the internal body clock by 40 minutes.
Researchers report that after 3 nights of consecutive sleep restriction, caffeine no longer improves alertness or performance.
7-MX, a caffeine metabolite, may help to slow the progression of myopia or short-sightedness in children.
A new study reports caffeine concentration, the equivalent of four cups of coffee, can promote the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria. This can enhance mitochondrial function and protect heart cells from damage.
Contrary to popular belief, higher coffee consumption is not associated with an increased risk of arterial stiffness. Drinking up to 25 cups of coffee a day has little impact on heart health.
Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day can trigger the onset of a headache for patients with episodic migraines.
Drinking up to three cups of coffee a day can help decrease the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease, researchers report.
According to researchers, mixing high energy drinks with alcohol triggers changes in the teen brain similar to those experiences when taking cocaine.
People who drink six or more cups of coffee a day have a 53% increased risk of developing dementia and a higher risk of stroke, a new study reports.
Caffeine has surprising effects when it comes to team work, researchers say. A new study reveals people who drank coffee gave more positive reviews about group task performance and were more on topic than those who drank decaf.