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Drinking vodka and Red Bull 'causes similar effects as a cocaine Line

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Drinking vodka and Red Bull 'causes similar effects as a cocaine Line

Mixing vodka with energy drinks causes lasting effects on adolescent brains, experts warn. Mixing highly caffeinated energy drinks with alcohol has a mind-altering effect on teenagers which lasts into adulthood, scientists have claimed.  Drinks such as Red Bull and Monster contain as much as 10x the caffeine as soft drinks and are often marketed at teens. A team of American researchers used young mice to monitor the effects of mixing the drinks after studies showed Red Bull could ease psychosis in young people.  Dr Richard van Rijn, from Purdue University, Indiana, said: "It seems the two substances together push them over a...

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