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News tag: energy drinks


Enjoying java written in special caffeine genes

14 Apr, 2015 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
People who drink a lot of coffee may have the genetic background to blame for their insatiable desire, a new study claims. The research was published October. 7 in the journal Molecular Psychiatry. Researchers identified six genes that are responsible for a person’s desire to drink coffee; all of them…


Teenagers warned about using energy drinks

8 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
As young people show an increased interest in using energy drinks, parents and doctors are being urged to monitor their habits, as these products can have a major impact on cardiac health. About one third of the young people with ages between 12 and 19 regularly use these drinks, and…


Drinking energy drinks excessively linked to death in young individuals

2 Apr, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Consuming excessive energy drinks can trigger sudden cardiac deaths in young and healthy individuals, new study warns. As energy drinks (EDs) have a rising popularity, particularly among adolescents aged between 10 and 19 years, there is a series of serious implications for the cardiac health, researchers said. Fabian Sanchis-Gomar, of…


Alarming number of women abuse energy drinks to lose weight

11 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Coming up with improvised methods to avoid eating or consume calories drastically is quite frequent among women who are trying to lose weight. The latest method involving extensive use of energy drinks to replace meals has prompted the attention of medical experts, who are becoming worried. Ross King, associate professor…


Energy drinks could pose significant public health problem in young people

15 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Unless energy drinks use among young people is addressed soon, they will become a significant health problem. Energy drinks should have a cap on caffeine levels and face stringent sale and marketing regulation, United Nations researchers said. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the most important risk from high caffeine…