Yearly Archives: 2014

ISIC’s @coffeeandhealth Twitter handle reaches 1000 followers

Interest in coffee and health is evidenced by significant Twitter following   08 December, 2014 The Twitter handle of The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), @coffeeandhealth has reached a landmark 1000 followers. Its followers include scientists, nutritionists, fitness professionals as well as the wider public and members of the coffee industry. The Coffee […]

Coffee & Health launches new web design and content

Reorganised design is efficient for different audiences and adapts to a range of mobile devices. Content on coffee in society marks the re- launch. The Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC) has refreshed its Coffee & Health website, giving users streamlined access to the latest information, research and resources on coffee, caffeine and health. […]

Body of research supports the role of coffee consumption in mental performance

A segment on the BBC documentary, ‘Trust Me I’m A Doctor’, has explored the role caffeine may play in alertness. The feature suggests that using caffeine as a stimulant is ineffective and may lead to the development of dependency. ISIC is surprised by these conclusions, given the wealth of positive science on coffee and alertness. […]

New research suggests coffee consumption is associated with a 21% reduced risk of CVD mortality

A new meta-analysis1, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, has examined the dose-response associations between coffee consumption and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all cancers. A total of 21 prospective studies were included in the analysis, with 121,915 deaths from the 997,464 participants. The results of this study indicate that coffee […]

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