News tagged with drinking

French lawmakers approve tax on energy drinks

French lawmakers on Thursday approved a tax on energy drinks such as Red Bull over health concerns, amid growing claims that high-caffeine products are hazardous to young people.

Oct 24, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Coffee consumption reduces risk of liver cancer

Coffee consumption reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer, by about 40 percent, according to an up-to-date meta-analysis published in Clinical Gastroenterology an ...

Oct 22, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Argentines link health problems to agrochemicals

Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi was never trained to handle pesticides. His job was to keep the crop-dusters flying by filling their tanks as quickly as possible, although it often meant getting drenched ...

Oct 20, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (4) | comments 0

Adolescence: When drinking and genes may collide

Many negative effects of drinking, such as transitioning into heavy alcohol use, often take place during adolescence and can contribute to long-term negative health outcomes as well as the development of alcohol use disorders. ...

Oct 17, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Top NY court will review Bloomberg's big-soda ban

The state's highest court has agreed to hear New York City's appeal of a ruling that blocked Mayor Michael Bloomberg's effort to stop many eateries from selling super-sized, sugary drinks.

Oct 17, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

How does your whisky taste?

Manipulating people's senses with environmental triggers can have a significant effect on the taste of whisky. An experiment, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Flavour, reveals that particip ...

Oct 10, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Something in the (expecting mother's) water

Pregnant women living in areas with contaminated drinking water may be more likely to have babies that are premature or with low birth weights (considered less than 5.5 pounds), according to a study based at Princeton University's ...

Oct 08, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0