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Polymer synthesis gets a jolt of caffeine

MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have devised a new way to create flexible polymer gels using caffeine as a catalyst. Courtesy of the researchers   Polymer synthesis gets a jolt of caffeine Using the stimulant as a catalyst, ...

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Better Sleep: 3 Simple Diet Tweaks

  Better Sleep: 3 Simple Diet Tweaks Caffeine can sneak into your diet in surprising ways, and heartburn triggers can keep you awake as well. Here’s what to watch out for in your diet, plus foods that help you sleep. ...

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A new reason to love coffee

The researchers also found that the inflammatory mechanism was dampened among older participants who tended to drink more caffeinated beverages, such as coffee. Marian Weyo/Shutterstock Click for a full size image   A new reason to love coffee Caffeine may ...

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Coffee: Is it Good or Bad For You

Coffee: Is it Good or Bad For You? The health effects of coffee are quite controversial. Depending on who you ask, it is either a super healthy beverage or incredibly harmful. But despite what you may have heard, there are ...

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Can Caffeine Make My Heart Race

Yes , Caffeine is a stimulant. Once you have reached the point where heart-racing occurs, you are well advised to see your physician for an EKG and evaluation to be sure these rapid beats are not life-threatening or early indicators ...

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Do You Really Need Eye Cream

You’ve heard the promises: Eye creams reduce or even erase the signs of aging: fine lines, wrinkles , and dark circles. But aren’t eye creams just more-expensive moisturizers in a smaller package? Not necessarily, says dermatologist Patricia Farris,  a clinical associate ...

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