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Report Finds Energy Drinks Responsible For Elevated Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
2013-03-22 07:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report is adding weight to growing evidence that energy drinks are bad news for your health. A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) probe has been opened into energy drink makers after several deaths have been blamed on caffeine overload from these popular beverages, and one company — Monster Beverage — has been the center of attention since the death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl in December 2011. The...

Caffeinated Truck Drivers Make For Safer Highways
2013-03-20 13:02:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the jury is still out on the long-term health impacts of coffee, truck drivers who use caffeine to stay awake on long drives are less likely to crash their vehicle, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. Study participants who used coffee, tea or other caffeine sources to stay awake reduced their risk of getting into an accident“¯by over 60 percent, the study found. "This may seem effective in...

Longevity Linked To Regular Consumption Of Greek Coffee
2013-03-19 05:27:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online What you fill your coffee cup with every morning could be the secret to enjoying a long life, according to new research appearing in an upcoming edition of the journal Vascular Medicine. Gerasimos Siasos, a professor at the University of Athens Medical School, and colleagues set out to discover the secrets of the inhabitants of the Greek island Ikaria — home to the highest rates of longevity in the world. While only 0.1...

Coffee And Green Tea Could Reduce Stroke Risk
2013-03-15 04:20:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Regular consumption of green tea and coffee could help a person lower his or her risk of having a stroke, according to new research published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. In fact, lead author Dr. Yoshihiro Kokubo and colleagues report that people who drank either green tea or coffee on a daily basis had between a 20 to 30 percent lower risk of one type of stroke than those who did not regularly consume...

2013-03-08 23:01:13

Runa plans to use fresh capital to fuel future growth in South America operations New York, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Runa, a producer of energy drink products made from the Amazonian plant guayusa, recently closed an oversubscribed round of funding. The latest round was led by Luke Weil, with participation from a private group of investors. In the same way that coconut water, a super re-hydrating, all natural product, has taken market share from artificial sports drinks, Runa, with its...

Caffeinated Bees Remember Their Nectar Sources
2013-03-07 18:15:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most of us are more productive after the first fix of hot caffeine in the morning  — and according to a new study in the journal Science, so are honey bees. In the study, a group of UK and US researchers found bees feeding on a sugar solution that contains caffeine are“¯three times more likely to recall a flower's scent than those given only sugar. The scientists said their findings not only reveal a novel...

Energy Drinks Not Responsible For Deaths, Claims Monster
2013-03-05 10:16:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last October, redOrbit's Michael Harper reported at least five deaths had occurred in the past year due to consumption of Monster Energy drinks. Among the deaths was that of a 14-year-old Maryland girl whose parents claimed she died of caffeine toxicity after drinking too many energy drinks marketed by the popular energy drink maker. The parents of Anais Fournier launched a lawsuit soon after her December 2011 death, claiming...

2013-02-25 23:02:58

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new research that shows how toxins in energy drinks are leading to increased risk for health problems in teenagers. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new research that shows how toxins in energy drinks are leading to increased risk for health problems...


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