Caffeine in Coffee and Tea Fights Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infections

Nearly 2.5 million people in the United States show signs of harboring MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), a potentially deadly bacterium, inside their noses.  New research published in the Annals of Family Medicine supports the conclusion that coffee and tea have antimicrobial properties and that drinking hot coffee or tea can reduce the risk of carrying MRSA […]

Mystery Ingredient in Coffee Adds to Caffeine's Alzheimer’s Disease Protection

It’s been known for several years that caffeine can help stop the development of Alzheimer’s disease and even reverse some of the decrements in mental function caused by the disease.  However, according to a new study of mice published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, coffee may afford additional protection to stopping the progression of […]