Researcher finds surprising link between sugar in drinks and blood pressure
Research led by Liwei Chen, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Public Health at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has found that there is an association between sugary drinks and blood pressure and that by cutting daily ...
Tiny amounts of alcohol dramatically extend a worm's life, but why?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Minuscule amounts of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditis elegans, which is used frequently ...
Chinese team finds drinking Sprite might help prevent hangover
Acid, not bubbles, responsible for distinctive 'bite' of carbonated beverages, researchers reveal
New research from the Monell Center reveals that bubbles are not necessary to experience the unique 'bite' of carbonated beverages. Bubbles do, however, enhance carbonation's bite through the light feel of ...
Help your kidneys: Pass on salt and diet soda
Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium or artificially sweetened drinks are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function, according to two papers being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's annual ...
Study shows pre-human ancestors adapted to metabolize ethanol long before humans learned about fermentation
Scientists Make Temperature-Regulating Coffee Mug
Drinking very hot tea can increase the risk of throat cancer
People are advised to wait a few minutes before drinking a cup of freshly-boiled tea today as a new study, published on bmj.com, finds that drinking very hot tea (70°C or more) can increase the risk of cancer of the oesophagus, ...
Coffee is good for women working in pairs, but bad for men
Studies suggest drinking coffee or tea may reduce the risk of stroke
The role coffee and tea play in a person's risk of having a stroke got a little clearer recently as two large observational studies found that the beverages may actually provide a modest amount of protection.
Earliest known winery found in Armenian cave
(PhysOrg.com) -- The earliest known winery has been uncovered in a cave in the mountains of Armenia.
Breakthrough could lead to healthier clear beverages, new cancer treatments
Using a natural milk protein called casein, Technion (Israel Institute of Technology) researchers have created nanocapsules so tiny that they solve the longstanding problem of how to add nutrients to clear ...
Exploring the Stone Age pantry
The consumption of wild cereals among prehistoric hunters and gatherers appears to be far more ancient than previously thought, according to a University of Calgary archaeologist who has found the oldest example ...
FDA questions safety of alcoholic energy drinks
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is challenging makers of alcohol-infused energy drinks to prove their beverages are safe, citing complaints that the products can cause risky behavior and injury.