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Saturday 2 August 2014

Alcohol

Moderate drinking ‘reduces risk’ of AAA

A moderate intake of alcoholic beverages can lower the risk of life-threatening abdominal aortic aneurysm, according to new research.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Over-65s lead at-home drinking trend

UK sales of alcoholic drinks for at-home consumption have leapt 15% in the last five years, although volumes are in decline thanks to rising prices and a health conscious younger generation.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol found to improve sense of smell

A modest amount of alcohol can improve your sense of smell, a recent study has concluded.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

F1 could face alcohol sponsorship ban

Alcohol companies could be prevented from signing sponsorship deals with Formula One race teams, if a campaign by a road safety lobby is successful.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod slams ‘sledgehammer’ ruling

Pernod Ricard has hit out at a decision by the Portman Group that the label of its Pernod brand is in breach of UK alcohol marketing rules.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Mutant worm could help alcoholics

Scientists in the US have created a “James Bond” style mutant worm that is resistant to the intoxicating effects of alcohol, potentially revolutionising drug treatment for alcoholics.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Anti-alcoholism pill could come to England

A once-a-day pill that can help alcoholics quit drinking has won the support of health officials in England.

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 No Comments »

UK pubs to serve weaker drinks

The UK drinks industry has agreed a new package of pledges to help tackle the country’s estimated £21 billion annual cost of alcohol-related damage.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Independent Scots to tighten driving laws

The Scottish government has confirmed its intention to tighten drink-driving laws if the country becomes independent from the rest of the UK.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Teens who drink at 14 ‘more likey to binge’

A single drink at 14 could increase a teenager’s chances of becoming a binge drinker, a new report has warned.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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