All posts tagged "energy drinks"
Energy Drink Consumption Linked to Prescription Stimulant Abuse
If you’re in search of a way to get your caffeine fix, it’s smart to pass on the energy drinks. Energy drink consumption has been linked to headaches, insomnia, an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes, and...
- Posted April 7, 2014
Alcohol and Energy Drinks Dangerous Mix: Affects Perception of Impairment
Sugary, caffeinated drinks are risky to mix with alcohol, researchers say, and evidence is stacking up. New research shows that combining alcohol and energy drinks alters the perception of impairment in consumers, which may lead to more...
- Posted April 18, 2011
Energy Drinks Harmful to Health
The caffeine levels of energy drinks, and the tendency to mix them with alcohol represent a major health problem, doctors say. Health researchers are encouraging people to more aware of the risks of consuming this type of...
- Posted January 26, 2011
Energy Drinks May Be Contributing to the Obesity Epidemic
Popular energy drinks promise better athletic performance and weight loss, but do the claims hold up? Not always, say researchers at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. “Energy drinks typically feature caffeine and a combination of other ingredients,...
- Posted August 17, 2010
Caffeinated Energy Drinks May Present Health Risks
Johns Hopkins scientists who have spent decades researching the effects of caffeine report that a slew of caffeinated energy drinks now on the market should carry prominent labels that note caffeine doses and warn of potential health...
- Posted September 24, 2008