Tag : caffeine

Success For Health Campaigners As Leading Retailers Cut Energy Drink Sales to Under Sixteens

10 months ago / 0 comments

Following calls from a number of health experts, dieticians and scientists to ban the sale of energy drinks to minors, it seems as if such requests are not going unheard. Many of Britain’s favourite retailers – namely Asda, Aldi and Waitrose, are now placing an age-restriction policy on the purchasing … Read More

Campus Watch: Northumbria Uni miscalculation results in administration of “life threatening” doses of caffeine

2 years ago / 0 comments

Northumbria University has been fined £400,000 after staff miscalculated an experiment, resulting in two students being rushed to intensive care. Alex Rossetta and Luke Parkin, both science students, were put on dialysis after being given 30g of caffeine, 100 times more than the dose they were supposed to be given. … Read More

The Caffeine Diaries – My Brewed Awakening

4 years ago / 0 comments

‘Decaf is like masturbating with an oven mitt.’ Not my words, but those of the late, great Robin Williams. Words that resonate with coffee drinkers everywhere, and until recently, words that I never truly appreciated. The UK consumes a staggering 70 million cups of coffee each day. So whether you’re … Read More

Lifestyle | Go Sober for October

5 years ago / 0 comments

As a student, staying sober for a month might be daunting thought. But for over 31,000 ‘sober heroes’ in the UK it’s a great opportunity to support a good cause. This October Macmillan Cancer Support offer the perfect opportunity to raise money for one of the UK’s leading cancer support … Read More

Are cognitive-enhancing drugs worth the risk?

6 years ago / 0 comments

Examinations. A word that strikes fear into most of us, but what if we had the chance of being able to improve our academic performance through taking drugs that enhance our ability to learn for long periods of time? That is exactly what students all over the country have been … Read More