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Coffee may up diabetes risk--study

A hot cup of coffee might be the perfect way to kick start the day, but a new study warns that caffeinated drinks like coffee may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Fast food and coffee a deadly combination--study

It's a known fact that burgers and fries are bad for health but researchers say that there is something that doubles the trouble. Eating fast food and topping it up with coffee.

Caffeine leads to more energy in boys--study

Caffeine found in tea, coffee, soda and other energy drinks has a stronger effect on boys than girls, finds a new study.

Something's Brewing at Green Mountain

Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (Nasdaq: GMCR) popped 7% higher yesterday, a welcome break from the beating that the king of K-Cups has endured since an accounting investigation was launched by the Securities and Exchange Commission two weeks ago.

Starbucks to offer free Wi-Fi at US stores

Competition in the food and coffee outlets is not only governed by core service but also the complementary services offered.

Too much coffee makes you immune to its effects

Coffee may fail to give you the kick if you drink it all the time. A new research has found that drinking coffee regularly can make your body immune to the stimulatory effects of caffeine.

Coffee improves work efficiency

Caffeine may help improve the work-efficiency of night shift workers, suggests a new research. According to the researchers, a cup of coffee may benefit the body just like a “power nap”.

Coffee, fizzy drinks won't boost colon cancer risk--study

Some good news for cola and coffee lovers! A new study suggests even high amounts of coffee or much-maligned sugar-sweetened beverages might not boost your risk of colon caner.

Officials: Bikini coffee banner legal

Aurora, Colo. -- Officials in a Colorado city said a controversial coffee shop banner featuring a bikini-clad barista appears to conform to local laws.

Aurora City Councilwoman Molly Markert, whose district includes the Perky Cups coffee shop, said she found the 10-foot-by-20-foot banner distasteful, but she had the city's neighborhoods services division investigate and they found the advertisement conforms to city codes, The Aurora Sentinel reported Wednesday.

"It's degrading to women," she said of the banner. However, she said, "those things aren't things the city can legislate."

Robert Rogers, the city attorney who looked into the banner, said the content is protected by the First Amendment.

Researchers poisoned after consuming tainted coffee

Boston, October 25:An internal memo sent to the medical school students on Friday stated that the six researchers who were taken ill in August after drinking coffee were apparently poisoned.