One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.
The majority of British people think the National Health Service should refuse to treat patients with alcohol addiction problems free-of-charge.
Smoking should not only be banned inside pubs and restaurants in the UK, but beer gardens and outside tables too, a report has recommended.
Pregnant women underestimate how much they can drink when pregnant with many offered conflicting advice, according to a survey by UK drinks charity Drinkaware.
The pear has been touted as a hangover cure by scientists who claim the fruit not only helps to lower cholesterol but can prevent the adverse affects of alcohol.
Red wine could play a significant role in slowing down the brain’s ageing process and help battle the onset of Alzheimer’s, a recent study suggests.
An illegal alcohol factory containing 130,000 litres of “potentially toxic” fake vodka has been raided by UK police.
A gadget that claims to be able to filter out sulphites, “restoring wine to its natural, preservative-free state”, is seeking investment via crowdfunding website Kickstarter.
Mary Besset, New York City’s health commissioner under Mayor Bill de Blasio, has told the public not to enjoy a cold beer during the city’s ongoing heatwave.
Regularly drinking a small amount of alcohol helps to lessen the debilitating effect of chronic pain, new research has found.
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