Norweigian Study Confirms Pain Killing Power of Caffeine

Please see our new page “Controlling Pain with Caffeine” to find out more about caffeine’s analgesic powers. It was proven decades ago, in double-blind, peer reviewed studies,  that caffeine is powerful pain killer.  But doctors and researchers continue to rediscover this fact for themselves, suddenly waking up to the fact that caffeine is the strongest non-prescription analgesic […]

FDA Dismisses Concerns about Caffeine and Energy Drinks

For once, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is playing it straight with caffeine.  Following demands earlier this year by Senator Dick Durbin, D-Ill., for the FDA to regulate or ban caffeinated energy drinks, the agency, in a report issued this month, concluded that the caffeine in energy drinks does not pose a safety issue. Senator Durbin, […]

Caffeine Improves Movement in Parkinson's Disease Sufferers

A new study from McGill University in Montreal finds that people with Parkinson’s disease who take caffeine pills see noticeable improvements in movement problems related to the condition. “Because caffeine is very safe,  it is definitely worth trying for patients with Parkinson’s disease,” said lead researcher Dr. Ronald Postuma. More than 50,000 people in the United States are […]

The Coca-Cola Company Retains Bennett Alan Weinberg as Media Consultant

NEW YORK, Oct 3, 2011 (BUSINESS LINE)  Caffeine’s proven health benefits include decreased risk of stroke, high blood pressure, heart attacks, diabetes, obesity,  Alzheimer’s disease, senile dementia, clinical depression, Parkinson’s disease, cirrhosis of the liver, gallstones, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, uterine cancer, liver cancer, skin cancer, mouth cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer, the pulmonary […]

Caffeine Boosts Muscle Performance in the Elderly

According to researchers at England’s Coventry University, caffeine increases strength in the muscles of older people and it could help older people maintain their strength and reduce their chances of falling and injuring themselves. As people get older, they tend to become weaker, making ordinary tasks more difficult.  This new study, to be presented at […]

Caffeine Mouthwash to Prevent Oral Cancer

A recent study proves that caffeine can protect DNA from carcinogens.  Specifically, this new research suggests that caffeine, administered in a mouthwash, could delay or prevent the onset of cancer of the mouth.  Scientists showed that caffeine can bind to and remove ethidium bromide, a dye and a potent mutagen, and in this way act […]

More Caffeine Means Less Skin Cancer

According to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer in the United States.  Although this form of cancer develops slowly, it […]

Caffeine Paranoia Casts Its Shadow over Children

Peer-reviewed scientific studies of caffeine’s health effects continue to prove that caffeine has an outstanding safely profile and offers a truly astonishing list of health benefits.  Nevertheless, the spectre of caffeine paranoia constantly returns, threatening to scare us away from benefiting from and enjoying caffeine.  The latest entry in the caffeine paranoia parade is an article in the The Washington […]

Caffeine Benefits Boat Sails onto the Mainstream

We’ve been touting the incredible list of caffeine’s health benefits for some time.  (See our post, “Caffeine: Unexplored Source of Pharmacological Treasures.)  However, ever since the first use of coffee in the Yemen around 1500, many nay-sayers have been trying to brand coffee and caffeine as harmful and dangerous.  That’s why we find it encouraging […]

Can Coca-Cola Kill You?

A crazy report from New Zealand is making the rounds on the web.  A thirty year old woman with numerous physical and mental problems died, apparently of a heart attack.  Before her death the woman had been drinking about two gallons of Coca-Cola every day. Remarkably, Dr. Dan Mormin, described in news reports as “her […]