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Tea before bed does not affect quality of sleep, study shows

Caffeine is a known powerful stimulant that perks up drinkers, increases alertness and promotes wakefulness. Yet a surprising new study has found drinking tea or coffee within four hours of bedtime does not affect sleep at all. Researchers from Florida Atlantic University and Harvard Medical School recorded how much caffeine, alcohol and nicotine 785 volunteers… Read More »

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently – Medical News Today

Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, looked at participants’ diets and… Read More »

Telemedicine May Affect Quality of Care

June 2019 Print this issue Health Capsule Have you used a computer, smart-phone, or tablet to talk with a doctor? This is called telemedicine. A study suggests that in-person doctor visits provide better care for children with certain infections. Researchers used claims data from a health plan to look at visits for children with respiratory… Read More »