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Wild Arabica coffee facing extinction

Scientists who have predicted the possible extinction of wild Arabica coffee (Coffea Arabica) within 70 years say urgent conservation measures are needed to future-proof Arabica’s genetic diversity and ensure the long-term sustainability of Arabica coffee production. The new insights into the second most traded commodity after oil have been compiled by scientists in the UK […]

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Mechanism behind caffeine withdrawal revealed




Ever miss your daily cup of coffee and subsequently get a headache and feelings of fatigue? Now, thanks to researchers at the University of Vermont (UV) and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, we can better understand the biological mechanisms at work during caffeine withdrawal. Reporting in the journal Psychopharmacology, the researchers explain how they studied […]




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Wrong Genes And Coffee’s A Heart Stopper




A cup of coffee in the morning may seem innocuous enough, but new research shows that coffee may put some people at risk of suffering a myocardial infarction (heart attack). While a link has been suspected for some time, research into the connection between coffee consumption and cardiovascular diseases such as myocardial infarction (MI) has […]




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Coffee Linked To Rheumatoid Arthritis




Coffee drinkers seem to be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. The association between coffee drinking and the presence of a hallmark indicator for the development of rheumatoid arthritis-rheumatoid factor-was studied in a cross sectional survey of almost 7000 people, and in almost 19000 people, […]




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