Wine drinkers in Scotland will now be offered small 125ml glasses of wine in pubs as part of a scheme by health authorities to “bring more choice” to pub-goers.
The UK chief medical officer will recommend a “significant” lowering of the safe alcohol consumption guidelines, according to reports.
Hangovers cost the American economy $77bn (£50bn) every year because of low productivity and missed working days, new research has found.
White wine may have some the same health benefits as red wine, two major studies have found.
Scientists in Israel have hailed the benefits of drinking a glass of red wine every day, which could help people with type 2 diabetes manage their cholesterol and cardiac health.
Nearly all red wine produced in the US contains arsenic in amounts that well exceed the limit allowed in drinking water, a study has found.
Drinking two pints of beer a week could help cut the risk of heart attacks in women by up to a third, according to research carried out in Sweden.
The use of pesticides on vineyards “cannot be excluded” as a reason for the high rates of child cancer in Sauternes, health authorities have said.
The cost of dealing with the results of alcohol abuse in England is significantly smaller than the tax revenue brought in from alcohol duty, a new study has found.
Parents wondering about when to tell their children about the dangers of excessive alcohol consumption should discuss it with their kids at age 9, a report into child health says.
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