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Friday 30 January 2015

Alcohol

Dartmouth bans alcohol on campus

A US Ivy League college has banned its students from drinking or possessing hard alcohol on campus in a bid to boost its beleaguered reputation.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Pure’ vodka claims to ease hangovers

A university professor in Iowa has created an “intelligent” vodka that promises to reduce hangovers by harnessing ozone to create a purer product.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Spanish pedestrians to face breath tests

Pedestrians in Spain could soon be subject to on-the-spot sobriety tests and speed limits as part of a plan to make the country’s streets safer.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Professor develops synthetic alcohol

A synthetic alcohol that can replicate the sensation of feeling ‘tipsy’, but without causing a hangover, has been developed by a London scientist.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Man wearing watermelon on head arrested

A man who has frequently appeared on the Beijing metro wearing a watermelon on his head and carrying bottles of beer has been apprehended by police.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Half of US adults mix alcohol with meds

Nearly half of American adults put their health at risk by mixing alcohol with medication, according to a recent study.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade hits back at Labour health plans

The UK drinks trade has responded to claims that voluntary industry and government partnerships to tackle excessive drinking have failed.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Anger at alcoholic dog-calming remedy

US pet store Petco has come under fire for stocking an “all natural” remedy used to calm unruly dogs that contains 13% alcohol.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 1 Comment »

Long work hours linked to alcohol abuse

Professionals who work more than 48 hours a week are 11% more likely to abuse alcohol, a study carried out by Finnish researchers suggests.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Carlsberg to water down Special Brew?

Special Brew could have its abv slashed following a pledge by Carlsberg to withdraw any single-serve cans containing more than four units of alcohol.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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