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News tag: health problems


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…


Fast-food chain removes soda from kids’ menu

16 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Fast-food chain Wendy’s will discard soda from its kids’ menu following requests from consumer organizations including and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). The menus targeting children will no longer mention soda, but parents will still be able to order it for their kids if they…


Healthy heart when young reduces health problems later

18 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The goal of keeping diseases away and grow old in a healthy way should start early in life by focusing on keeping our heart healthy, says a new research. Maintaining a healthy heart while young may help prevent future disease and disability, the findings showed. Study lead author Thanh Huyen…


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…