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Caffeine leads to more energy in boys--study

Caffeine found in tea, coffee, soda and other energy drinks has a stronger effect on boys than girls, finds a new study.

Caffeine overdose kills a young Brit

It has been well documented in many medical journals that drug or alcohol overdose can kill people. But can caffeine overdose be deadly? Well, it proved fatal for one British man who reportedly died from consuming too much caffeine back in April.

Human impact on a food source unexpected

Raleigh, N.C. -- Human impact on a shellfish consumed in the Pacific for thousands of years may have caused the species to actually increase in size, U.S. researchers say.

Scientists at North Carolina State University, in a counterintuitive finding, say the average size of the humped conch, a food source in the Pacific islands for 3,000 years, has increased in spite of -- or even possibly because of -- increased human activity in the area, a university release said Tuesday.

FDA approves Novartis' first oral multiple sclerosis drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel approved the first line treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) Gilenia is the first oral drug that Novaritis, a German drug maker, would sell under this brand name.

Coffee, fizzy drinks won't boost colon cancer risk--study

Some good news for cola and coffee lovers! A new study suggests even high amounts of coffee or much-maligned sugar-sweetened beverages might not boost your risk of colon caner.