Yearly Archives: 2017

A M Alsulobi et al, 2017. Gastroesophageal reflux disease among population of Arar City, Northern Saudi Arabia, Electronic Physician, Volume 9 (10).

ABSTRACT Background: During the recent decade, several studies about prevalence of symptom-based GERD have revealed increase of its prevalence. In addition to the highly disturbing typical symptoms, it has a series of known consequences and may affect the quality of life. Objective: To determine the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) as well as their […]

A Derossi et al, 2017. How Grinding Levels and Brewing Methods (Espresso, American, Turkish) Could Affect the Antioxidant Activity and Bioactive Compounds in a Coffee Cup, Journal of Science, Food and Agriculture, published online.

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Depending on geographical origins and cultural traditions, different brewing procedures are used all over the world to prepare a coffee cup. In this work, we explored as three grinding levels of coffee powder and three coffee preparation methods such as by filtration (American), by boiling (Turkish) and by extraction under pressure (Espresso) affect healthy compounds and physicochemical attributes in coffee cup […]

J L Temple et al, 2017. Reinforcing Value of Caffeinated and Non-caffeinated Beverages after Acute Exposure in Children and Adolescents, Journal of Caffeine Research, Volume 7 (4).

ABSTRACT Background: When caffeine is added to beverages, it increases beverage liking and the relative reinforcing value (RRV) of these beverages after repeated exposure. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that a single acute exposure to caffeine increases liking and motivation to consume sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) relative to placebo. Methods: Participants […]

L D’Elia et al, 2017. Coffee consumption and risk of hypertension: a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies, European Journal of Nutrition, published online.

ABSTRACT PURPOSE: Recently, a large prospective study provided additional information concerning the debated possible association between habitual coffee consumption and risk of hypertension (HPT). Therefore, we updated the state of knowledge on this issue by carrying out a comprehensive new systematic review of the literature and a meta-analysis of the available relevant studies. METHODS: We performed a […]

S C Larsson et al, 2017. Modifiable pathways in Alzheimer’ s disease: Mendelian randomisation analysis, British Medical Journal, published online.

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To determine which potentially modifiable risk factors, including socioeconomic, lifestyle/dietary, cardiometabolic, and inflammatory factors, are associated with Alzheimer’s disease. DESIGN: Mendelian randomisation study using genetic variants associated with the modifiable risk factors as instrumental variables. SETTING:  International Genomics of Alzheimer’s Project. PARTICIPANTS: 17 008 cases of Alzheimer’s disease and 37 154 controls. MAIN […]

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