Yearly Archives: 2019

H F L Muhammad et al, 2019. The Interaction between Coffee: Caffeine Consumption, UCP2 Gene Variation, and Adiposity in Adults – A Cross-Sectional Study, Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, published online.

ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Coffee is suggested as an alternative option for weight loss but the relationship between coffee consumption and adiposity in population-based studies is still controversial. Therefore, this study was aimed at evaluating the relationship between coffee intake and adiposity in adults and to test whether uncoupling protein 2 (UCP2) gene variation was able to affect this relationship. METHODS: This […]

S Y Chuang et al, 2019. Dietary Patterns and Foods Associated With Cognitive Function in Taiwanese Older Adults: The Cross-sectional and Longitudinal Studies, Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, published online.

ABSTRACT OBJECTIVES: To find dietary patterns and foods associated with cognitive function. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study of short-term effects and a prospective study for long-term effects. SETTING: Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan (NAHSIT) 2014-2016 and NAHSIT 1999-2000. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 1245 older patients enrolled in the NAHSIT 2014-2016 and 1436 in the NAHSIT […]

I D Gkegkes et al, 2019. Effect of Caffeine Intake on Postoperative Ileus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Dig Surg, published online.

ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Postoperative ileus prolongs both hospital stay and patients’ morbidity, having at the same time a great impact on health care costs. Coffee, a worldwide popular, cheap beverage might have an important effect on the motility of the postoperative bowel. METHODS: PubMed, Scopus, and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were systematically searched. RESULTS: Four […]

T D Li et al, 2019. Coffee consumption and risk of pancreatic cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis, International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, published online.

ABSTRACT The association between coffee consumption and pancreatic cancer risk has been extensively studied; however, there is no consistent conclusion. Therefore, this meta-analysis study sought to evaluate dose–response relationship between them. A search was conducted using the PubMed and Web of Science databases. Thirteen high-quality cohort studies were identified, involving in 959,992 study participants and […]

L M M de Pooter-Stijnman et al, 2018. Effect of caffeine on sleep and behaviour in nursing home residents with dementia, European Geriatric Medicine, Volume 9(6)

ABSTRACT Background and goal: Sleep problems and challenging behavioural symptoms are frequently reported among nursing home residents with dementia. Coffee with caffeine is consumed frequently by these residents and can have a negative effect on sleep and behaviour in older persons with dementia. In this interventional study, the effect of caffeine reduction on sleep and […]

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