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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...

Caffeine During Pregnancy Lowers Baby Birth Weight
2013-02-20 09:26:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in BMC Medicine, laying off caffeine is one more thing you could do during pregnancy to ensure that your baby doesn't have a low birth weight. After studying information about mother's diet and birth details in 10 years worth of data, researchers found that caffeine is not only linked to a low birth weight but caffeine specifically derived from coffee is also linked to an increased length of...

2013-02-12 23:03:46

Compassion Tea Company is now selling its tea and accessories at the Calabasas Farmer´s Market on Saturday mornings. Since 2011, Compassion Tea Company has sold exclusively through its online store in order to share tea, save lives, and donates 100% of its after-tax profits to CompassioNow, a non-profit that sends medical supplies, pharmaceuticals, and funding for staff and projects to rural African clinics. Clovis, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Compassion Tea Company has joined the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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