Experts Suggest Scrutiny of Energy Drinks

.

Experts Suggest Scrutiny of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have been a reason of huge concern since long amongst health experts in the US. But, as per the findings of a latest report, the concerns have almost doubled since the last year.

It is being said that though, the industry of energy drinks is booming, the drinks are suspected for some harmful conditions. These have led to increased number of emergency room visits as well as some 18 deaths have been linked to the drinks.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration had carried out a survey, which has found that over 20,000 emergency room visits in 2011 involved energy drinks. The number was half, approximately, in the year
2007.

Nearly 150 injuries have also been associated with the consumption of the energy drinks. Therefore, it is being urged that the drinks should be examined thoroughly before these are allowed to be consumed by people. Approaches like capping the caffeine content in energy drinks adopted by other countries may be helpful, say experts.

"Health Canada may request a company to make changes to their product in order to receive an NPN (Natural Product Number). For changes that do not pose a risk to Canadians", affirmed Health Canada's spokesperson.

 


Latest News

Factory Activity in China Slows in June Pushing Further Expectation for Addition
Reportedly Man Driving a Tesla Vehicle Killed in Crash while in Self Driving Mod
Does Brexit Actually Mean a New Sovereign United Kingdom or could it Create a Li
HTC planning to spinoff HTC Vive into independent subsidiary
Google connects US and Japan through undersea cable
CIBC has Agreed to Buy PrivateBancorp in $3.8 Billion Cash and Stock Deal
Former Corinthian Students get some Relief as Education Department Forgives $171
Three crew members missing and one injured after train collision in Texas
Home Prices Gain in the U.S in April with Seven Cities Marking Record High
Although Revised First-Quarter G.D.P. Showed an Upward Move but Still Reflects a
A Story of Cooperation Turned Sour; Airbnb Sues San Francisco over New Rules
Researchers says dogs might help detect hypoglycemia in diabetes patients