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Excedrin Recall Forces Migraine Patients To Pay Up Or Switch
2012-07-15 05:50:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Six months after Excedrin was pulled from store shelves as part of a recall, migraine patients face a difficult dilemma -- try to find an alternative and nearly-as-effective method of treatment, or pay exorbitant prices online for a product that they know can help alleviate the pain caused by their severe headaches. According to Kim Carollo of ABC News, Excedrin was pulled on January 8 -- along with the stimulant No-Doz, the oral...

2012-07-14 23:01:34

Social enterprise launches cause-benefiting coupons at CommonKindness.com. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Numi Organic Tea, well known for its premium full-leaf organic and fair trade certified teas and commitment to the quadruple bottom line–people, planet, profits and product–has joined CommonKindness to help foster a healthy, thriving global community through the funding of nonprofits. With new printable grocery coupons for Numi Organic Tea on...

2012-07-11 23:00:43

As coffee and soft drink consumption continues to rise, caffeine abuse becomes a more common problem. Sleep study expert Dr. Dan Naim gives advice on how to avoid sleep deprivation and caffeine abuse. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 The drug caffeine is a widely abused substance which is often overlooked, said Dr. Dan Naim, a sleep study expert in Los Angeles. Common symptoms of caffeine intoxication include insomnia, increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and tremors....

2012-07-04 01:45:55

Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day severely reduce their chance of success from IVF treatment. Indeed, Danish investigators who followed up almost 4000 IVF and ICSI patients described the adverse impact as "comparable to the detrimental effect of smoking". The study was presented today at the annual meeting of ESHRE by Dr Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel from the Fertility Clinic of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. Results showed that the consumption of five or...

Coffee May Help Reduce Skin Cancer Risk
2012-07-03 04:09:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have found that increasing coffee intake could help lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. "Our data indicate that the more caffeinated coffee you consume, the lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma," said Jiali Han, Ph.D., associate professor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston and Harvard School of Public Health. "I would...

2012-07-02 21:38:31

Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "Our data indicate that the more caffeinated coffee you consume, the lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma," said Jiali Han, Ph.D., associate professor at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in...

2012-07-02 06:07:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Attention coffee lovers! New research shows more benefits for drinking that cup of joe. On average, Americans drink 3 cups of coffee a day, but according to the study, increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinoma is the form of skin cancer most commonly diagnosed in the United States. Even though it is slow-growing, it causes...

2012-06-29 11:47:06

A new study to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on 30th June has shown that caffeine boosts power in older muscles, suggesting the stimulant could aid elderly people to maintain their strength, reducing the incidence of falls and injuries. For adults in their prime, caffeine helps muscles to produce more force. But as we age, our muscles naturally change and become weaker. Sports scientists at Coventry University looked for the first time at whether these...

Moderate Amounts Of Coffee Shield Against Heart Failure
2012-06-27 08:40:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com The influence of coffee on the heart has been unknown for a period of time. While some studies state that habitual coffee consumption can be harmful, other studies propose that coffee has a protective benefit. Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) worked to find how much coffee could affect patients. Interesting enough, the investigators discovered that moderate coffee drinkers have an 11 percent lower risk of having heart...

2012-06-07 10:23:38

MINNEAPOLIS, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of energy drinks now on the market contain high amounts of caffeine and sugar. Many energy drinks cans/bottles do not disclose caffeine content. As the popularity of energy drinks has increased, so have health concerns and medical issues associated with them: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120607/CG20942) A 14-year old girl recently died of caffeine toxicity after drinking two 24-ounce cans of a popular energy drink which...