caffeine

Caffeine and kids: The no-go combo that’s keeping kids awake
Caffeine and kids: The no-go combo that’s keeping kids awake (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of South Australia researchers is calling for parents and clinicians to take stock of children’s diets following new research that shows a causal relationship between primary-aged children’s caffeine intake, poor sleep and difficult daytime behaviour. The study, published in the Journal ... Read More »

Kids should not consume energy drinks
Kids should not consume energy drinks (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sports and energy drinks are heavily marketed to children and adolescents, but in most cases kids don’t need them – and some of these products contain substances that could be harmful to children. In a clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) ... Read More »

Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions
Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease. Published in the International Journal of Cardiology, the study found that people born with ... Read More »

Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk
Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading up to conception, according to a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health ... Read More »

Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks
Young people and the dangers of mixing energy drinks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers are urging young people not to drink caffeinated energy drinks and not to mix them with alcohol after study highlights consumption habits. Professor Simone Pettigrew, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, said previous research had identified the ... Read More »

Changes to energy drink laws needed
Changes to energy drink laws needed (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

The advertising and selling of energy drinks needs to be restricted to people over the age of 18 in order to curb the beverages’ potential long-term health impacts on younger consumers, according to research by Justine Howard and Dr Marilyn ... Read More »

Time to take a stand against the sale of caffeinated energy drinks
Time to take a stand against the sale of caffeinated energy drinks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

International health experts are calling for a stronger regulatory stand on the use of energy drinks and curb the growing harm caused by their consumption. The call comes following an international conference at Deakin University late last year that looked ... Read More »

Caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty
Caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Caffeine intake by children and adolescents has been rising for decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, which now are marketed to children as young as four. Despite this, there is little research ... Read More »

Coffee and tea during pregnancy affect fetal growth
Coffee and tea during pregnancy affect fetal growth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Drinking just two cups of coffee a day is associated with the risk of low birth weight. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have conducted a study on 59,000 women in collaboration with the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Expectant mothers who ... Read More »

The facts: Youths, alcohol and energy drinks
The facts: Youths, alcohol and energy drinks (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Public Health Impact of Excessive Alcohol Use Excessive alcohol consumption is responsible for over 79,000 deaths and 2.3 million years of potential life lost (YPLL) in the United States each year. Binge drinking (consuming 4 or more drinks per occasion ... Read More »

 
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