News tagged with energy drinks

Should caffeine be a regulated substance?

Caffeine-related toxicity, deaths, and near-deaths are an undeniable fact. In Sweden, for example, four people died as a result of confirmed caffeine-related causes in one year. Yet caffeine use continues to grow, including ...

Feb 26, 2013
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How much caffeine in that supplement? Hard to tell

(HealthDay)—A new study finds that popular supplement pills and powders found for sale at many military bases, including those that claim to boost energy and control weight, often fail to properly describe ...

Jan 08, 2013
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3Qs: Energy drinks: What's in your can?

Over the last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion has con­firmed it is inves­ti­gating health reports citing energy drinks 5-​​hour Energy and Mon­ster Energy as a pos­sible factor ...

Nov 29, 2012
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How dangerous are energy drinks for young people?

(Medical Xpress)—News reports broke this week that since 2003, three Canadian teens have died from drinking energy drinks, and 35 others have suffered series side effects like amnesia and irregular heartbeat. ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Alcohol and energy drinks: a bad mix

(Medical Xpress)—Mixing energy drinks with alcohol (AEDs) as party beverages is a growing trend among young Australians, who are putting their health at risk by consuming amounts beyond what is deemed safe, ...

Oct 01, 2012
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Colleges find sleep is key to grade average

As U.S. college students return to campus in the coming weeks, they'll be showered in the usual handouts of coupons, condoms and credit cards. But some schools are also giving students what a growing body of research reveals ...

Sep 04, 2012
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