close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Energy drinks

Man suffers brain haemorrhage after downing 25 energy drink cans in six hours

This incident happened eight years ago, but he wanted to share his story with the world and discourage youngsters – who consume more energy drinks than adults – from becoming addicted.

Feb 05, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

Prefer energy drinks over coffee? You may have to think twice

Teenagers and adults who consume energy drinks may suffer from rapid heartbeat, nausea and seizures, the study warned.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure

The study published in Frontiers in Public Health, also highlighted the worrying trend of mixing energy drinks with alcohol.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Keep hazardous dietary supplements, energy drinks at bay

Many consumers believe dietary supplements are held to the same safety and efficacy standards as over-the-counter medications.

Jul 25, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

Believing cocktail contains energy drink makes you more tipsy

Researchers found labelling the same cocktail as vodka and Red Bull increased perceived intoxication by 51 per cent, compared to labelling it a vodka cocktail or a fruit juice cocktail.

May 16, 2017, 00:39 AM IST

Energy drinks can be fatal for people with genetic heart condition

A study has warned that consuming even a small amount of caffeinated energy drinks may cause serious cardiac events and can even turn deadly for some people with a genetic heart condition like rapid, irregular heartbeat.

May 09, 2017, 20:43 PM IST

WARNING: Energy drinks worse, more dangerous than caffeine, says study!

Each energy drink available commercially is packed with 108 grams of sugar and 320 mg of caffeine.  

Apr 28, 2017, 09:51 AM IST

Beware fathers, your energy drinks intake can affect children's mental health

As per a new study, excessive consumption of some food supplements such as energy drinks or folic acid pills by the father may affect the cognitive skills of the child - at least in mice.

 

Apr 05, 2017, 16:12 PM IST

This is why you should never mix energy drinks with alcohol

A new study has found that alcohol mixing with energy drinks could increase the risk of falls and injury as compared to drinking alcohol only.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Drinking highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol will trigger changes in the adolescent brain which are similar to taking cocaine, study suggests.

Oct 25, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Beware: This is what energy drinks can do to your heart!

As it turns out, this isn't the first time such a case has been reported.

Aug 04, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

What energy drinks could do to your heart

The case, reported in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), adds to previous reports of adverse cardiovascular events related to consuming energy drinks, including abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias) or improper beating of the heart, whether irregular, too fast or too slow.

Aug 03, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

Spoonful of sugar gives sports drinks run for money

Both sucrose - in the form of table sugar - and glucose are important carbohydrates, often referred to as simple sugars.

Nov 29, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Just one energy drink can up your BP

Energy drink consumption has been associated with serious cardiovascular events, possibly related to caffeine and other stimulants.  

Nov 09, 2015, 10:02 AM IST

How energy drinks may traumatize your brain

You may want to lessen Red Bull consumption as a recent study has linked energy drinks to traumatic brain injury in teens.

Sep 21, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Energy drinks linked to serious head injury in teens

Teenagers who consume energy drinks are much more likely to sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI), new research suggests.

Sep 19, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

FSSAI to study consumption pattern of caffeinated beverages

 The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has initiated a study on consumer behaviour and consumption pattern of caffeinated and energy drinks across the country.

Jul 07, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

Energy drinks-alcohol combo ups drinking abuse: Study

Teenagers who mix alcohol with energy drinks are four times more likely to face a drinking problem disorder than those who have tried alcohol but never mixed it with an energy drink, a new study says.

May 02, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

How energy drinks can harm hearts of adolescents, young adults

While energy drinks may be the one of the most popular beverages consumed, they can actually prove dangerous for the hearts of adolescents and young adults.

Apr 02, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Energy drinks raise resting blood pressure

Energy drinks may increase the risk of cardiac events, warns a new study.

Mar 14, 2015, 16:33 PM IST