Energy Drink Consumption May Lead to Caffeine, Liver Injuries
A 50-year-old man has allegedly suffered from a plethora of mysterious symptoms after ingesting four to five energy drinks a day over several weeks. He had been suffering from abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, and assumed these were symptoms of the flu. When his urine turned dark and his skin took on a yellow hue, the man sought … [Read more...] about Energy Drink Consumption May Lead to Caffeine, Liver Injuries
Will FDA Ban Powdered Caffeine?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has seldom used its authority to ban supplements from the market, but some regulatory experts say the agency should implement that power for powdered caffeine, which has been linked to at least two recent deaths. The Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), which was passed … [Read more...] about Will FDA Ban Powdered Caffeine?
Caffeine in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Cancer
Caffeine Might be Dangerous to Unborn Babies. A new study has found that caffeine might be dangerous to unborn babies. Mail Online reported that pregnant women who drink caffeinated drinks might be increasing the likelihood that their babies could develop leukemia. Leukemia is the most common cancer afflicting children, said Mail … [Read more...] about Caffeine in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Cancer
Caffeine to be Removed from Sparks Beverage
MillerCoors Will Remove Caffeine From Sparks Beverage. MillerCoors says it is removing caffeine and other ingredients from its Sparks alcoholic drink. The move is part of an agreement with attorneys general in 25 states. MillerCoors had been widely criticized for using ingredients like caffeine, taurine, guarana and … [Read more...] about Caffeine to be Removed from Sparks Beverage
Energy Drink Study Raises Questions about Safety of Red Bull, Rockstar and Others
Energy Drink Contain Deadly Levels Of Caffeine. Energy drinks, including Red Bull and Rockstar, can contain potentially harmful levels of caffeine - as much as 14 cans of Coca-Cola, according to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University. The researchers involved in the study say the drinks should carry warning labels displaying … [Read more...] about Energy Drink Study Raises Questions about Safety of Red Bull, Rockstar and Others
Ephedrine, Caffeine Spark Energy Controversy
Ephedrine Supplement Controversy. With college students on the constant move, the need for extended energy is practically required. Many are finding energy replacing beverages and vitamins containing ephedrine or caffeine as an easy fix for fatigue. Fast-paced college lives do not tend to allow much time for proper daily exercise. … [Read more...] about Ephedrine, Caffeine Spark Energy Controversy