CAFFEINE

  • US: NRI's energy drink under scrutiny for 13 deaths November 16, 2012

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

    London: Pistachio nuts could provide a caffeinefree and healthy alternative to the popular hot coffee, say researchers. The search for a caffeinefree 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 July 23, 2011

    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 more...
  • Miracle serum wipes wrinkles and dark circles June 29, 2011

    London: Women are hailing a caffeinebased 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. Having...
  • Heart disease? Study says coffee won't kill you June 14, 2011

    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 is...
  • Boys get greater kick from caffeine than girls February 21, 2011

    Washington: Boys seem to get a greater kick out of caffeine than girls, according to the results of a doubleblind 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 sciences at...
  • Doc Talk: Pros and cons of regular caffeine intake October 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Do you feel guilty after a cup of tea, coffee or other caffeinated drinks? Caffeine is it good or bad for the health. The debate has been going on for quite some time. In this week's doc talk Dr Ishi Khosla tells us whether caffeine is as...
  • Jog a mile, sip a coffee to keep cancer at bay! August 3, 2007

    New Delhi: What is the connection between caffeine and jogging? Well there is a new study that says that the combination of the two may just keep skin cancer away. So doctors recommend that you start your day with a jog and a cup of coffee and you could protect...
  • Caffeine may be good for aging hearts February 22, 2007

    New York: Drinking caffeinated beverages on a regular basis may provide significant protection against death from heart disease in the elderly who have normal levels of blood pressure, according to data from a large US health and nutrition study. Drinking caffeinated beverages may induce a "healthy" rise in blood pressure that...