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Veggie chicken tikka potato chips! New flavours beckon


June 21st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Fancy some vegetarian chicken tikka potato wafers and guava masala juice for an evening snack? Sounds strange to the ears of hardcore Indian veggies bred ... Read more...

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Energy drinks severely damage tooth enamel: Study


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says ... Read more...

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Mixing drugs, herb remedies can damage health


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Herbal, dietary, energy or nutritional supplements may be good for one's well being, but if combined with common drugs they can damage health."'Natural' does not equal ... Read more...

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Stranded kite surfer survives sharks’ attack


March 10th, 2012 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A kite surfing champion from Poland became stranded for 40 hours on the Red Sea and fought off an attack by sharks with a knife.Janek ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Teens, stay away from energy drinks


January 19th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 19 (IANS) Teenagers hooked on energy drinks or mixing them with alcohol might be subjecting themselves to toxic effects like palpitations and even seizures, says a seven-year study.There ... Read more...

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Healthy diet helps in fathering children


October 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Sperm quality is better among men who eat more fresh fish, fruits and vegetables and less junk food or red meat, researchers said. Three studies bring ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Love of coffee could hook you on drugs


October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Love of coffee could also get you hooked on drugs -- so beware, warn scientistsThose who respond well to caffeine, found in energy drinks too, often ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tests on energy drinks soon, BJP activists told


July 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to carry out tests to verify claims made by major energy drinks manufacturers about the caffeine content in their beverages, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Energy drinks can be dangerous, says study


July 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Caffeine-rich energy drinks pose dangerous health risks and may cause seizures, strokes or even death, a study carried by the NGO Centre for Science and ... Read more...

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ICC defends abolishing runners, says batsmen were misusing it


June 30th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Thursday defended the scrapping of runners saying the provision was being misused by the batsmen.The ICC, during ... Read more...

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Gavaskar says ICC’s decision to abolish runners is unfair


June 28th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken an unfair decision by abolishing runners for injured batsmen in international ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Keep kids away from energy drinks


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (IANS) Children should stick to drinking water after exercise as energy and sports drinks contain high levels of caffeine and other harmful substances, researchers say.In a new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mixture of energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than alcohol alone


April 16th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Energy drinks mixed with alcohol, such as Red Bull and vodka, have become trendy, but a new laboratory study has found that the mixture is riskier than drinking ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hairstyling the African way in Indian capital (With Image)


April 6th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Pictures of Bob Marley jostle for attention with African fragrances and framed photographs of braiding, Ghana weaving and traditional African attires. Beads, gems, tattoos, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nutraceuticals in energy drinks, foods


March 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Besides caffeine, there are many other items like nutraceuticals that are widely used in energy drinks and foods.Nutraceutical is a term combining the words "nutrition" and ... Read more...

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Welsh sisters have to avoid excitement as it could kill them


March 11th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Two girls in Wales, who suffer from an ultra-rare heart abnormality, have to avoid ever being shocked or excited, as it could kill them.Chloe Church, 14, and her ... Read more...

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Energy drink linked to psychotic episodes in people with mental illness


February 20th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 20 (ANI): An expert has warned that caffeinated energy drinks may trigger a psychotic episode in people with mental illness.The warning was issued after a 27-year-old schizophrenic Maori man had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dangerous’ energy drinks ‘can leave children hospitalised’


February 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Doctors have warned that energy drinks such as Red Bull should be as closely regulated as alcohol, tobacco and prescription medicines.A study claimed high-caffeine drinks could cause seizures, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mega-sized coffee, energy drinks ‘laden with excess sugar, calories’


February 4th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Many mega-sized coffee and energy drinks are loaded with extra calories and sugar, health experts have warned.Ellen Schuster, a University of Missouri nutrition expert, said that people ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Highly-caffeinated energy drinks may pose ‘high’ health risks


January 27th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A research team has warned that highly-caffeinated energy drinks - even those containing no alcohol - may pose a significant threat to individuals and public health.Researchers at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Energy drinks don’t blunt alcohol’s effects: Study


January 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): A new study has suggested that mixing caffeinated 'energy' drinks with alcohol has no effect on enhancing performance on a driving test or improving sustained attention or reaction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alcoholic energy drinks will be transformed into Ethanol


January 7th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in the United States are taking some alcoholic energy drinks from off the shelves after it was found that the drinks could potentially harm its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ethanol Made From Banned Energy Drinks


January 7th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a move that will surely be hailed by the environmental groups a banned energy drink is being converted into car fuel in USA. In last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The latest drink and drive warning- but this time it’s for coffee


January 7th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Experts have challenged UK government's advice that urges drivers to drink caffeinated drinks if they feel tired, saying that the stimulant could have potentially dangerous side-effects.A motoring group ... Read more...

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XXX Energy Drinks targets 30 percent market share


December 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Indian energy drink manufacturer XXX Energy Drinks Pvt. Ltd. Saturday said it was looking to corner 30 percent of the Rs.175 crore energy drinks market by the ... Read more...

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Mixing energy drinks with alcohol risky: Study


December 19th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Energy drinks lead to increased alcohol consumption, according to a new research.Sean Barrett, associate professor of psychology and psychiatry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Higher taxes on sweetened drinks may not be enough to curb obesity


December 14th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new research has found that imposing higher taxes on sodas and other sweetened drinks may generate a lot of money - but leads to only minimal weight ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists learn to mask ginseng bitterness


December 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 07 (ANI): Do you find ginseng bitter? Well, you won't anymore for University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks."Consumers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Energy drinks work when consumed moderately


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that moderate consumption of energy drinks can improve people's response time on a lab test measuring behavioral control, but those benefits disappear as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Excess of energy drinks drives alcohol dependency


November 17th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) Many college students tend to have large quantities of energy drinks to stay awake but they are blissfully unaware how overindulgence could lead to bouts of heavy drinking ... Read more...

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Energy drink intake may lead to alcohol dependence


November 17th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A new research has suggested that college students who frequently consume heavily-caffeinated energy drinks are more likely to become alcohol-dependent.Individuals who have a high frequency of energy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

NYC Marathon 2010 To Host Runners From All Over The World


November 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York City, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just moments left to go for the NYC Marathon to kick-off, bloggers on the web have charted out routes and maps for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

23 Year Old Man Dies Of Caffeine Overdose


October 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many prefer to have coffee frequently throughout the day but very few know that caffeine is dangerous and lethal if taken in large quantities. In what ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rival spikes four Peruvian footie players’ drinks


October 21st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): Four football players fainted during a crunch promotion match after being given drinks allegedly laced with sedatives.Peruvian side Hijos de Acosvinchos lost nearly half their side during a ... Read more...

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Abdomen weight gain ups metabolic disease risk, while thigh weight lowers it


October 5th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): By using ice cream, candy bars and energy drinks to help volunteers gain weight, researchers have found that increased abdominal fat seems to heighten risk for metabolic disease, ... Read more...

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