How To Power Nap

There’s nothing like a good nap. But it’s a fine line between a good one, and a nap that leaves you all groggy and out of it. Laci breaks down what’s going on inside your brain when you go down for a quick sleep. Read More: How Come I Feel More Tired When I Sleep …

Should You Drink a Bottle of Wine a Day?

An “alcohol expert” is claiming that drinking a bottle of wine day isn’t bad for you. In fact, he says that it is actually good for you! Is this true? Tara and Trace took some time to discuss the positive and negative side effects of alcohol, green tea, and coffee. Read More: Increasing daily coffee …

Is Caffeine Making Us Crazy?

Caffeine is one of the oldest and most common drugs around. Whether it be coffee, tea, energy drinks, or chocolate–most of us turn to it for an extra boost. But could that extra jolt be less than benign? Read More: Normal or Not? How Coffee Drinking May Brew a Mental Disorder “Coffee-drinkers, beware: Your caffeine …

Perk Up Your Memory with Caffeine!

Need to remember something? Drink some coffee! Trace tells you about a new study that explores how caffeine strengthens your memory. Read More: Post-study caffeine administration enhances memory consolidation in humans “It is currently not known whether caffeine has an enhancing effect on long-term memory in humans.” Caffeine has positive effect on memory, Johns Hopkins …

Are Energy Drinks Really That Dangerous?

Energy drinks are an all too common morning picker upper but what exactly are they doing to your body? Why Mixing Alcohol And Caffine Is So Bad ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Mayo Clinic study: One energy drink may increase heart disease risk in young adults “New research shows …

How Coffee is Decaffeinated

Caffeine occurs naturally in coffee plants and is often the reason people reach for that early cup of joe but what about decaf? How do we remove caffeine from coffee? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Read More: Coffee Grinds Fuel for the Nation “About …

6 Common Foods You Can Overdose On

How A Tsunami Changed The Future Of Food: When you think about overdosing, you usually think of opiate drugs. However there are some common things you might be eating or drinking right now that you can od on! Read More: Licorice manufacturers encouraged to state daily limit of consumption “A recent case study published in …

Coffee Can Break Your DNA!

Recent studies have found that habitual coffee drinking actually affects our DNA. But how exactly? Well, it’s complicated. Is Caffeine Making Us Crazy? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Animal Planet GO – Read More: Non-additive genome-wide association scan reveals a new gene associated with habitual coffee consumption “Coffee is one of …

Why Is Mixing Prescription Drugs Deadly?

Many people have to take a bunch of prescription drugs, but how do doctors test drugs interactions to keep them from killing you? Is It Unsafe To Take Expired Medicine? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Drug Drug Interactions Discovering New Drug-Drug Interactions by Text-Mining the Biomedical Literature “Americans are …

Why Are People Drinking Buttered Coffee?

There’s a new trend in the United States to add butter to your coffee! Does this offer any health benefits? Join Tara as she explains why some people are drinking buttered coffee, and how she just might try this herself! Read More: Butter in Your Coffee? The Bulletproof Craze, Explained “If you aren’t drinking your …