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Researchers find possible molecular explanation for caffeine reducing mood disorders

Bob Yirka, June 9, 2015
An international team of researchers has found a possible molecular explanation for the stress reducing capabilities of caffeine.

Drink A Cup Of Coffee Before Working Out And It Might Boost Endurance, Enhance Performance

Jaleesa Baulkman, Dec 28 2015
Coffee is ingrained in many people’s early morning routines because they rely on its mildly stimulating effect to get them going for the day.

Caffeine affects Alzheimer's-related protein formation, improves memory

Caffeine may slow the development of Alzheimer's symptoms, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Bonn, Germany, and the University of Lille, France, and published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.

How drinking coffee can give you a long, happy life

People joke about how drinking coffee has created a culture of caffeine junkies, people who are basically zombies without their cups of Joe. But the reality is that while some people will take anything to excess, moderate coffee consumption may actually be good for you. Very good. Research links drinking coffee to lowered risk of serious health condition, to longevity, and to better moods.

What's Your Reaction?

Caffeine is probably the single most popular psychoactive drug available in the United States of America and around the world. It’s surrounded by controversy because it seems to have health benefits as well as risks. Most people know that caffeine is inadvisable during pregnancy, can keep you awake, help you lose weight, and make you either exceedingly enthusiastic or just plain irritable. But do you know how caffeine actually affects your brain? You should. Even if you’re not consuming caffeine, someone you love is. Here are some facts about caffeine on the brain that you should know!

Caffeine In The Ocean Waves

In Herman Melville’s book Moby Dick, a character named Starbuck drowns when his ship is sunk by a monstrous whale. In today’s world, our own Starbuck(s) is still disappearing into the ocean, but while Melville’s unfortunate character didn’t leave a trace behind, our penchant for coffee, tea and energy drinks is leaving a surprising residue: caffeine.