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.
New York/IBNS: Coffee can help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes – but only filtered coffee, rather than boiled coffee.
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.
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.
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.
New York, Oct 2 (IBNS): Just a couple of calories a cup, good old black coffee packs quite a punch.
New York, July 18 (IBNS): Drinking coffee seems to have its perks.
New York, June 6 (IBNS): Good teamwork begins with a cup of coffee for everyone, a new study suggests.
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.
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.
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.
New York, Sept 12 (IBNS): Global warming could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America â€” the worldâ€™s largest coffee-producing region â€” by as much as 88 percent by 2050.
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.
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.
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.