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Caffeine and hypertension

March 6, 2008

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  (Above: The RNA expresion pattern of ADORA1 (more info here), representing only a fraction of the targets of the components of coffee. Image source: AndrewGNF/Novartis, via wikipedia.org.) Coffee is not a perfect drug delivery system; it exerts effects upon multiple tissues and there are many side-effects, any one of which may be experienced to […]

Echinacea: Any opinions?

December 11, 2007

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It may be a pretty ornamental (E. purpurea, via Wikipedia), but David doesn’t seem so convinced of its therapeutic efficacy. He provides a nice, referenced article in PDF at his blog, “The Canberra Journal.” Plus, he uses a Mac, which is worth a couple of points. More on this topic (from the NIH) here and […]