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Unable to smell your morning cup of coffee: Study says it may indicate you may have COVID-19

London/IBNS: The UK has joined the US, Europe and the World Health Organisation by including loss of smell or taste as an officially recognized symptom of Covid-19 – thanks in part to an international research project involving Professor Carl Philpott at the University of East Anglia.

Filtered coffee helps prevent type 2 diabetes, says study

New York/IBNS: Coffee can help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes – but only filtered coffee, rather than boiled coffee.

New study finds coffee could be the secret to fighting obesity

London, June 25 (IBNS): A new study finds that drinking a cup of coffee could have a direct effect on the body's brown fat functions.

Coffee not as bad for heart and circulatory system as previously thought: Study

London, June 4 (IBNS): Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that the popular drink isn’t as bad for our arteries as some previous studies would suggest.

Two compounds in coffee may team up to fight Parkinson’s: Study

London, Dec 11 (IBNS): 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.

Study finds if coffee good for health?

New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs quite a punch.

The scent of coffee appears to boost performance in math: Study

New York, July 18 (IBNS): Drinking coffee seems to have its perks.

Coffee helps teams work together, study suggests

New York, June 6 (IBNS): Good teamwork begins with a cup of coffee for everyone, a new study suggests.

Coffee and tea may help manage irregular heart rate: Study

New York, Apr 17 (IBNS): Patients being treated for heart rhythm disorders are commonly advised to avoid caffeine, however a new study suggests coffee and tea may be tolerated – and could even help manage an irregular heart rate.Study lead, Prof Peter Kistler, is the director of electrophysiology at The Alfred, and the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.   

Drinking coffee may lower risk of early death from colorectal cancer

New York, Dec 27 (IBNS): People with colorectal cancer (CRC) who drank at least four cups of coffee per day after their diagnosis had a significantly lower risk of early death—from either their cancer or any cause—than those who didn’t drink coffee, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Moderate coffee drinking “more likely to benefit health than to harm it”, finds study

London, Nov 28 (IBNS): Drinking coffee is “more likely to benefit health than to harm it” for a range of health outcomes, say researchers in The BMJ.

Climate change a buzzkill for coffee lovers, finds study

New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): Global warming could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88 percent by 2050.

Caffeine tempers taste, triggering temptation for sweets, finds study

Ithaca, Aug 25 (IBNS): Caffeine, the widely consumed stimulant and igniter of sluggish mornings, has been found to temper taste buds temporarily, making food and drink seem less sweet, according to new Cornell University research.

Coffee bubble phobia may be deep-seated aversion to parasites, says study

London, July 12 (IBNS): Some people experience intense aversion and anxiety when they see clusters of roughly circular shapes, such as the bubbles in a cup of coffee or the holes in a sponge.

Drinking coffee reduces risk of death from all causes, study finds

London, July 11 (IBNS): People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study has found.