Diabetes danger in just ONE sugary drink a day: Chance of developing Type 2 increases by a fifth

Diabetes danger in just ONE sugary drink a day: Chance of developing Type 2 increases by a fifth By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 21:58 GMT, 24 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:08 GMT, 25 April 2013 The risk of diabetes rose by as much as 22 per cent for every can of drink consumed per day Drinking one can of soft drink a day can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes by a fifth, scientists warn.

Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk "by a third", but coffee offers no benefit

Two teas a day reduces prostate cancer risk 'by a third', but coffee offers no benefit Regular tea drinks 37 per cent less likely to develop a tumour Study carried out by scientists at Maastricht University in the NetherlandsNearly 40,000 cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 07:55 GMT, 27 March 2013 Men who drink at least two cups of tea a day could slash their risk of prostate cancer by more than a third, according to new research.

Forget energy drinks – they"re no more effective than a cup of coffee

Forget energy drinks – they're no more effective than a cup of coffee 'Overwhelming lack of evidence' that ingredients such as guarana enhance physical or cognitive performanceNew research suggests only useful ingredient is a generous dose of caffeine | UPDATED: 16:13 GMT, 14 December 2012 New research suggests it is simply caffeine, rather than added ingredients such as guarana or taurine, that make energy drinks effective With buzz-word ingredients such as guarana and ginseng, energy drinks have been heralded for their mind and body-boosting qualities.

Energy drinks are destroying teenagers" teeth

Energy drinks start to destroy teenagers' teeth after only five days Enamel damage apparent after only five days exposure to sports or energy drinksEnergy drinks caused twice as much damage as sports drinks | UPDATED: 14:31 GMT, 2 May 2012 Energising: Caffeinated drinks may give a temporary boost but play havoc with your teeth Teenagers' love of energy drinks is taking a terrible toll on their teeth, scientists have warned.

London 2012 Olympics doping tests may have to be tightened after study finds green tea could help cheats

Olympic doping tests may have to be tightened after study finds that green tea could help cheats Extracts shown to reduce testosterone concentrations by up to 30%Scientific director of World Anti-Doping Agency says changes could be necessary | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 6 April 2012 Green tea can help mask the levels of testosterone in the body, say scientists.

One can of cola = one hour"s run: Exercise labels could be "more effective than calorie counts"

One can of cola = one hour”s run: Exercise labels could be “more effective than calorie counts” Warning labels that explain how much exercise is needed to run off the calories in junk food are far more effective than traditional counts, researchers say. It was found that teenagers who were shown the warnings on fizzy drink cans – which stated an hour”s run would be needed to get rid of the calories – were half as likely to drink them.