Monday, January 15, 2018

Energy drinks can negatively impact health of youth

Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

In a nationwide survey of Canadian youth, over half of those who had ever consumed an energy drink had reported experiencing an adverse health event, including rapid heartbeat, nausea, and in rare cases, seizures.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Children with chronic illness often show signs of mental health problems

Children commonly show signs of a mental disorder soon after receiving a diagnosis involving a chronic physical condition, according to a recent study.