Yearly Archives: 2021

A Grundy et al, Lifetime caffeine intake and the risk of epithelial ovarian cancer, Cancer Epidemiology, published online

ABSTARCT Background:  Caffeine intake has been inconsistently associated with the risk of ovarian cancer in previous studies. The measure of caffeine in these studies has not always distinguished between caffeinated and decaffeinated sources, and the time for which intake was assessed was often for late adulthood and thus may have excluded the etiologic window. We […]

S Fernandes et al, 2021. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Portuguese population: Consumption of alcohol, stimulant drinks, illegal substances, and pharmaceuticals, PLoS One, published online.

ABSTRACT Background:  The measures implemented by governments worldwide to control and prevent the spread of the COVID-19 have impacted the populations and directly influenced individuals’ quality of life and consumption habits. Objective:  This work investigates the Portuguese population’s changes in alcohol, stimulants drinks, illegal substances, and pharmaceutical consumptions habits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods:  An […]

Y Zhang et al, 2021. Consumption of coffee and tea and risk of developing stroke, dementia, and poststroke dementia: A cohort study in the UK Biobank, PloS Med, Volume 18 (11)

ABSTRACT Background:  Previous studies have revealed the involvement of coffee and tea in the development of stroke and dementia. However, little is known about the association between the combination of coffee and tea and the risk of stroke, dementia, and poststroke dementia. Therefore, we aimed to investigate the associations of coffee and tea separately and […]

T Imatho et al, 2021. Association between coffee consumption and risk of prostate cancer in Japanese men: a population-based cohort study in Japan, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, published online.

ABSTRACT Background:  Although numerous epidemiological studies have examined whether coffee consumption is associated with prostate cancer risk, the results remain controversial. Moreover, there are few studies in Asian populations. Therefore, we investigated the association between coffee consumption and the risk of prostate cancer in a large-scale prospective population-based cohort study in Japan. Methods:  Study subjects […]

H J Cho et al, 2021. Association of coffee drinking with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in over 190,000 individuals: data from two prospective studies, International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition

ABSTRACT We examined the association of coffee drinking with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in a pooled analysis of two Korean prospective cohort studies: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. We included 192,222 participants, and a total of 6057 deaths were documented. Cox proportional hazards model was […]

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