Yearly Archives: 2012

H Liu et al, 2012, Coffee consumption and risk of fractures:a meta-analysis. Archives of Medical Science, Volume 8.

ABSTRACT Introduction: Recent studies have indicated higher risk of fractures among coffee drinkers. To quantitatively assess the association between coffee consumption and the risk of fractures, we conducted this meta-analysis. Material and methods: We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE for prospective studies reporting the risk of fractures with coffee consumption. Quality of included studies was assessed […]

F Song et al, 2012, Increased caffeine intake is associated with reduced risk of basal cell carcinoma of the skin, Cancer Research, Volume 72 (13).

Studies in animals suggest that caffeine administration helps prevent squamous cell skin cancer development, but there have been limited epidemiologic studies on the association between caffeine consumption and skin cancer risk. Using data from the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. We prospectively examined risks of basal cell carcinoma (BCC. 22.786 cases). […]

S N Bhupathiraju et al, 2012, Caffeinated and caffeine-free beverages and risk of type 2 diabetes, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, published online ahead of print.

Background: Consumption of caffeinated beverages such as coffee and tea has been associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Paradoxically, short-term metabolic studies have shown that caffeine impairs postprandial glycemic control. Objective: The objective was to prospectively examine the association of caffeinated compared with caffeine-free beverages, including coffee, tea, sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), […]

R E Roach et al, 2012. Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of venous thrombosis which is mediated through haemostatic factor levels, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, published online ahead of print.

SUMMARY Background: Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of venous thrombosis, but the role of confounding and pathophysiology behind these findings are unclear. Objective: To assess the role of haemostatic factors in the relation between coffee consumption and venous thrombosis. Methods: From a large case-control study, 1803 patients with a first venous thrombosis […]

H Takami et al, 2012, Inverse correlation between coffee consumption and prevalence of metabolic syndrome: baseline survey of the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort (J-MICC) study in Tokushima, Japan. Journal of Epidemiology, published online ahead of print.

Background: It is unclear whether consumption of coffee and green tea is associated with metabolic syndrome. Methods: This cross-sectional study enrolled 554 adults who had participated in the baseline survey of the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort (J-MICC) Study in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Consumption of coffee and green tea was assessed using a questionnaire. Metabolic syndrome […]

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