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Rewards for Students Who Put Down Phones

An app that rewards students for time spent away from their phones is being released in the UK. Hold was developed by three students who met at Copenhagen Business School and wanted to develop something to help with the issue of device distraction. It has proved popular in Scandinavia, with more than 120,000 users across [...]

What Professions Drink the most Coffee?

It seems a caffeine injection is more important in some professions than others however, as a poll by Pressat has revealed. Journalists were found to be consuming the most coffee followed by police officers and teachers. Other stereotypically high stress careers feature in the top 10, including medical staff and company executives, while plumbers and [...]

What Is The Impact Of Too Much Caffeine?

When entering a school to present our Safe Partying seminars, I am usually greeted by a teacher on a ‘break’ (a questionable term) from lesson with a cup of coffee in hand. For most, I know this is not the first cup of coffee, with many more pours throughout the day for that extra burst [...]

Caffeine concern over teens and energy drinks

One in three teenagers may be consuming the equivalent of 10 instant coffees a day in energy drinks that can cause insomnia, anxiety and heart problems, a leading sleep expert says. A survey of 110 patients conducted by Chris Seaton, a paediatric sleep specialist from the Westmead Children's Hospital, found 35 per cent of teenagers [...]

Diet drinks linked with higher depression risk

Sweet beverages, and especially diet versions, could make you 30 per cent more depressed. Coffee, however, saves the day according to research by US scientists. The study was conducted by the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Cancer Institute. The research involved 265,000 people between the ages [...]