Adverse Effects of Caffeine on Embryonic Cardiac Function During Early Cardiac Morphogenesis.

@article{Saaloukeh2004AdverseEO,
  title={Adverse Effects of Caffeine on Embryonic Cardiac Function During Early Cardiac Morphogenesis.},
  author={M E Saaloukeh and Kimimasa Tobita and Nobuo Momoi and Joseph P. Tinney and Bradley B. Keller},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={56},
  pages={668-668}
}
Caffeine is a naturally occurring product that acts as a mild central nervous system stimulant. In humans the major sources of caffeine are coffee, tea, and soft drinks, as well as cocoa, chocolate, and certain medications. Caffeine is metabolized more slowly in pregnant women and due to the hydrophobic properties of caffeine it can cross the placenta and… CONTINUE READING