Caffeine

  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths 16-11-2012 10:17 AM

    New York: A popular energy drink, produced by a company founded by an Indian-American billionaire, has come under the scanner in the US after reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to the energy shots. However, Lucknow-born CEO of '5-Hour Energy', Manoj Bhargava dismissed the allegations against his firm as "false"...
  • Pistachios can be an alternative to coffee 28-08-2011 06:56 PM

    London: Pistachio nuts could provide a caffeine-free and healthy alternative to the popular hot coffee, say researchers. The search for a caffeine-free coffee has often proven less than fruitful, with versions of the drink which lack not just caffeine's kick, but flavour. Now, a team at University of York claims...
  • High caffeine found in energy drinks 23-07-2011 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: Advertised as 'powerhouses of energy' to 'giving you wings', Energy Drinks are now under the scanner for having abnormally high levels of caffeine, much more than prescribed by the government. With people complaining of stress, anxiety and exhaustion, energy drinks claim to offer the perfect drug and are...
  • Miracle serum wipes wrinkles and dark circles 29-06-2011 11:31 AM

    London: Women are hailing a caffeine-based eye serum as a magic bullet to banish crow's feet, dark circles and puffy bags. One such product, which comes as a metal roller ball used under the eyes, is so popular that it has a UK waiting list of more than 4,000 people....
  • Heart disease? Study says coffee won't kill you 14-06-2011 12:50 PM

    New York : Women with heart disease who down a few cups of coffee each day tend to live as long as those who avoid the beverage, according to a study. The results, reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, add to already mixed findings on whether caffeinated coffee...
  • Boys get greater kick from caffeine than girls 21-02-2011 10:53 AM

    Washington: Boys seem to get a greater kick out of caffeine than girls, according to the results of a double-blind study. Boys also credited caffeine with having a positive effect on their athletic performance, not so girls. The study, conducted by Jennifer L. Temple, neurobiologist and assistant professor of nutrition...
  • Doc Talk: Pros and cons of regular caffeine intake 13-10-2008 12:48 PM

    The caffeine debate has been going on for some time now. ...
  • Caffeine may be good for aging hearts 22-02-2007 02:41 PM

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