Soft drink

Child dies after drinking soft drink, three hospitalised

An eight-year-old girl died at a government hospital here and three children were being treated after they were indisposed soon after consuming a popular brand of soft drink, police said on Monday.

Feb 10, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

Parle re-enters cola market after 20 years with Cafe Cuba

Parle Agro had sold its popular and iconic soft drink brands namely Thums Up, Limca, Gold Spot and Citra, to Coca-Cola in 1993 and had also signed a non-compete agreement for 10 years.

Sep 24, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Too much soft drink may put youngsters at risk of diabetes, heart disease

Young people consuming more than one can of soft drink daily are more likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, heart disease or a stroke, a new study has claimed.

Jun 07, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

One sugary soft drink a day can up diabetes risk by 22%

A new study has suggested that drinking one (or one extra) 12oz serving size of sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can be enough to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22 percent.

Apr 25, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

Soft drink raises men`s risk of prostate cancer

Men who drink fizzy drinks are not just ruining their teeth but could also be at risk of aggressive prostate cancer, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2012, 08:54 AM IST

Soft drinks may increase genetic risk of obesity

Greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages could influence genetic vulnerability.

Sep 22, 2012, 15:18 PM IST

Pak police assault 2 men for having soft drink

Islamabad police chief Bani Yamin said he had ordered an inquiry into the incident.

Jul 29, 2012, 20:53 PM IST

Coca-Cola habit allegedly claimed NZ woman’s life

Natasha Harris, a 30-year-old, stay-at-home mother of eight from Invercargill, died of a heart attack in February 2010.

Apr 21, 2012, 13:18 PM IST

Lemon-lime soft drink could boost oral cancer treatment

A lemon-lime soft drink could play an unexpected role in improving the effectiveness of an oral anticancer drug.

Nov 11, 2010, 11:21 AM IST

Lemon-lime soft drink could boost oral cancer treatment

A lemon-lime soft drink could play an unexpected role in improving the effectiveness of an oral anticancer drug.

Nov 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Soft drink could boost effects of anti-cancer drug

Soft drink could play an unexpected role in improving effectiveness of oral anticancer drug.

Oct 14, 2010, 20:39 PM IST

Soft drink could boost effects of anti-cancer drug

Soft drink could play an unexpected role in improving effectiveness of oral anticancer drug.

Oct 14, 2010, 00:00 AM IST