TITLE

Energy drinks for children and adolescents

AUTHOR(S)
Oddy, W. H.; O'Sullivan, T. A.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;1/9/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7737, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the findings of a study on the health effects of energy drinks in children and teenagers. It references a study by M. Simon and J. Mosher, published in a 2009 issue of the journal. A discussion on the caffeine content of energy drinks is presented. The authors also discuss the banning of energy drinks in Denmark and France.
ACCESSION #
47602505

 

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