Coffee can reduce diabetes risk

Coffee can reduce diabetes risk

Bengaluru, October 20 (IANS) The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table.   ‘Cafestol’, a bioactive substance found in coffee, could help delay the onset of Type-2 diabetes, improve cell function and insulin sensitivity in laboratory mice, according to a study carried out by a team of scientists in Denmark. […]

Coffee may not help relieve Parkinson’s symptoms, says report

Coffee may not help relieve Parkinson’s symptoms, says report

Toronto, September 28 (IANS) Caffeine may not be helpful in improving mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease — a disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement — finds a study that challenges a previously known theory.   According to a previous research published in the journal Neurology in 2012, drinking three cups of […]

Climate change to hit coffee lovers hard

Climate change to hit coffee lovers hard

New York, September 12 (IANS) Thanks to global warming, your morning cup of coffee could be a lot more pricey in the years to come. Researchers have estimated that climate change could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88 per cent by 2050. […]

Coffee Plantation…

Coffee Plantation…

The LRD team visited Karnataka from October 17 to 21 to get firsthand knowledge about coffee farming and to seek the expertise of Coffee Board of India and its research centres. Declared as the nodal department for revival of coffee plantation in the state, the Department of Land Resources is working full swing despite non-release […]

One-two cup of coffee daily may cut colorectal cancer risk

One-two cup of coffee daily may cut colorectal cancer risk

New York, (IANS) Drinking black, decaf or even instant coffee daily can lower the risk of developing colorectal cancer, finds a study.   Moderate coffee consumption, between one to two servings a day, was associated with a 26 percent reduction in the odds of developing colorectal cancer after adjusting for known risk factors.   Moreover, […]

6 cups of coffee a day may cut multiple sclerosis risk

6 cups of coffee a day may cut multiple sclerosis risk

Toronto, (IANS) Excessive intake of coffee is likely to reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune condition affecting the nerve cells, finds a study.   The findings, which add to the growing evidence of health benefits of coffee, showed that the higher the quantity of coffee consumed in a day, the lower is […]

A cup of coffee can help stick to fitness regime

A cup of coffee can help stick to fitness regime

London, (IANS) Struggling to stick to fitness regime? Have a cup of coffee! According to an interesting study, the use of caffeine could help people stick to their fitness plans.   Researchers said that reducing perception of effort during exercise using caffeine (or other psychoactive drugs like methylphenidate and modafinil) could help people to stick […]

Here comes ‘green’ coffee for super health benefits

Here comes ‘green’ coffee for super health benefits

London, (IANS) You love green tea for its health benefits but what about having a cup of “green coffee”? Well, US scientists have come up with a new invention – parbaked coffee bean where coffee beans are baked at less temperature for super health benefits.   According to biophysicist Dan Perlman from Massachusetts-based Brandeis University, […]

Three-four cups of coffee can cut diabetes risk

Three-four cups of coffee can cut diabetes risk

London, (IANS) Much to coffee lovers’ delight, drinking three to four cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, said a new study.   Danish scientists have identified two compounds that contribute to this health benefit, adding that this knowledge can help them develop new medications to better prevent […]

Three-five cups of coffee daily lowers early death risk

Three-five cups of coffee daily lowers early death risk

New York, 17 (IANS) Three to five cups of coffee a day may lower the risk of dying prematurely from some illnesses than those who do not drink or drink less coffee, new research suggests.   The researchers from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that drinkers of both caffeinated and decaffeinated […]

Relax! Coffee won’t make heartbeat go haywire

Relax! Coffee won’t make heartbeat go haywire

London, (IANS) People who like drinking coffee can safely continue to have it, at least in moderation, without the risk of developing atrial fibrillation — a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rate, suggests new research. [google_ad_728_90_text] The research includes analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study […]