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Energy Drink May Have Triggered Heart Condition That Led to Student's Death

Posted on Feb 24, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Tuesday, February 03, 2009 A student who died on a nightclub dancefloor in front of friends suffered a heart condition that may have been triggered by caffeine in the Red Bull she had been drinking, a British court was told Monday. Chloe Leach, 21, collapsed at a nightclub in East Yorks, England after drinking several cans of the caffeine drink last September. A coroner heard how Leach, who was studying at the University of Lincoln’s Hull campus, died from cardiac arrhythmia which affects the heart’s rhythm. But neuro-pathologist Ian Scott said it was less clear what caused the...

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