Yearly Archives: 2020

H E P Heazell et al, 2020. Association between consumption of coffee and caffeinated soft drinks and late stillbirth – findings from the Midland and North of England stillbirth case-control study, European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology, Article in Press

ABSTRACT Objective: The consumption of caffeinated drinks and soft drinks is widespread in society, including by pregnant women. Data regarding the association of caffeine intake and stillbirth are varied. We aimed to investigate the degree of consumption of caffeinated drinks or soft drinks in the last four weeks of pregnancy in women who experienced a […]

C Shao et al, 2021. Coffee Consumption and Stroke Risk: Evidence from a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of more than 2.4 Million Men and Women, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease, Volume 30 (1).

ABSTRACT Background: Results of stroke risk and coffee consumption are inconclusive. This study aimed to provide an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between coffee consumption and stroke risk. Method: Random-effects models were used to pool relative risk estimates (RRs) with 95% confidence intervals (CIs). The highest versus the lowest categories of coffee […]

E Nakano et al, 2020. Relationship between intraocular pressure and coffee consumption in a Japanese population without glaucoma: The Nagahama study, Ophthalmology Glaucoma, published online.

ABSTRACT Purpose: To evaluate the association between daily coffee consumption and intraocular pressure (IOP) in healthy subjects without glaucoma and the association between daily coffee consumption and history of glaucoma. Design: Cross-sectional study. Participants: A total of 9,850 individuals participated in the first follow-up of the Nagahama Prospective Cohort for Comprehensive Human Bioscience (the Nagahama […]

H Naftalovich et al, 2020. But first, coffee: the roles of arousal and inhibition in the resistance of compulsive cleansing in individuals with high contamination fears, Journal of Anxiety Disorders, Volume 76.

ABSTRACT Inhibition plays a crucial role in reducing intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviors, such as handwashing, in response to the feeling of disgust. The current study examines whether manipulating arousal can facilitate inhibition and the resistance of compulsive cleansing. Forty-seven participants with high contamination fears were recruited for this study. Participants were divided into a […]

H Correia et al, 2020. Effects of non-caffeinated coffee substitute on functional dyspepsia, Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, published online.

SUMMARY Background:  Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a debilitating functional gastrointestinal disorder characterized by early satiety, post-prandial fullness or epigastric pain related to meals. FD is diagnosed when organic etiology for the symptoms is not identified. It is widely believed that FD may be linked to the consumption of certain foods. In a clinical setting, it […]

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