caffeine

Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery

Caffeine used to create novel gels for drug delivery

Caffeine is well-known for its ability to help people stay alert, but scientists have now come up with a novel use for the stimulant - creating biocompatible gels for drug delivery and other medical applications.

Apr 16, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Man suffers brain haemorrhage after downing 25 energy drink cans in six hours

Man suffers brain haemorrhage after downing 25 energy drink cans in six hours

This incident happened eight years ago, but he wanted to share his story with the world and discourage youngsters – who consume more energy drinks than adults – from becoming addicted.

Feb 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST
Caffeine level in blood may predict Parkinson's disease

Caffeine level in blood may predict Parkinson's disease

The findings showed that people with Parkinson's disease had significantly lower levels of caffeine in their blood than people without the disease, even if they consumed the same amount of caffeine.
 

Jan 04, 2018, 16:50 PM IST
For the love of coffee! Three cups a day may be healthy, says study

For the love of coffee! Three cups a day may be healthy, says study

The strongest benefits of coffee consumption were seen in reduced risks of liver disease, including cancer.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:50 PM IST
Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

The study published in Frontiers in Public Health, also highlighted the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Can't live without your daily coffee kick? Here's how it's making you fat!

Can't live without your daily coffee kick? Here's how it's making you fat!

Suppressing the receptors awakens people but decreases their ability to taste sweetness, which may make them desire it more, say researchers.

Aug 26, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Love caffeine but worried about consuming too much? Switch to green coffee instead

Love caffeine but worried about consuming too much? Switch to green coffee instead

Rich antioxidant: Green coffee beans are rich in antioxidant, and takes care of our overall health. 

Aug 01, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Giving caffeine to premature babies may improve their breathing ability and lung function: Study

Giving caffeine to premature babies may improve their breathing ability and lung function: Study

The findings found that premature babies who are given caffeine perform significantly better in tests that measure their ability to breathe out at 11 years old.

Jul 15, 2017, 23:22 PM IST
Coffee – Health benefits, why you shouldn't drink it first thing in morning

Coffee – Health benefits, why you shouldn't drink it first thing in morning

While coffee has its fair share of health benefits, the idea of replacing that tall glass of water with coffee first thing in the morning may not be the best way to do so. 

Jul 12, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Coffee lovers, rejoice! Your favourite hot cuppa can increase your longevity

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Your favourite hot cuppa can increase your longevity

Claimed to be the largest of its kind, the study had ethnically diverse participants who included African-Americans, Japanese-Americans, Latinos and whites.

Jul 10, 2017, 21:34 PM IST
More reasons to love coffee! Five cups a day may cut risk of liver cancer by half

More reasons to love coffee! Five cups a day may cut risk of liver cancer by half

Decaffeinated coffee was also found to have a beneficial, though less marked, effect, researchers said.

May 29, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
Shocking! 16-year-old US teen dies after consuming excessive caffeine

Shocking! 16-year-old US teen dies after consuming excessive caffeine

He was in perfect health, as confirmed by the autopsy, which showed no undiagnosed heart conditions and there were no conditions that could have been triggered by the caffeine ingestion. No other drugs or alcohol were found in the teen's system either.

May 16, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking coffee and getting more sleep may help ease the pain!

Suffering from chronic pain? Drinking coffee and getting more sleep may help ease the pain!

A new research suggests that sleeping habits coupled with daytime alertness-promoting agents such as coffee might help to get relief from the pain.

May 09, 2017, 23:44 PM IST
Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome? Avoid these foods

Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome? Avoid these foods

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common problem which affects the large intestine causing abdominal cramping, bloating, and a change in bowel habits.

Feb 24, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Coffee may help you live longer – Study

Coffee may help you live longer – Study

Drinking coffee and tea may help people to live longer by reducing chemicals in the blood that can trigger heart disease.

Jan 17, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Caffeine: Good or bad, how much per day?

Caffeine: Good or bad, how much per day?

Caffeine can increase wakefulness, improve focus and concentration as well as better general body coordination.

Jan 11, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
These signs show you are addicted to caffeine!

These signs show you are addicted to caffeine!

Do you start your day drinking coffee?

Jan 03, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Follow these simple ways to keep your breasts healthy!

Women should keep their breasts healthy and nurtured as keeping a healthy habits you can lower the risk of developing the breast cancer. 

Oct 15, 2016, 23:43 PM IST

Caffeine consumptions may decrease risk of dementia, says study

A new study suggests that older women who consume coffee daily may have a lower risk of dementia.

Oct 06, 2016, 00:01 AM IST

Know these amazing health benefits of quitting caffeine!

 Are you addicted to caffeine or coffee? Everyone, young and old alike loves to drink coffee or some other form of caffeine. 

Sep 30, 2016, 20:33 PM IST