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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: US


Drunk people to blame for A&E strain, says Hunt

UK health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that much of the strain put on A&E departments at peak times is down to drunk people.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 1 Comment »

Botox cream made from Swiss icewine launched

UK beauty giant Superdrug has launched a budget friendly anti-wrinkle face cream made from Swiss icewine.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 No Comments »

Heavy alcohol use ‘changes adolescents’ brains’

Adolescents who drink alcohol heavily risk altering the development of their brains, according to a new Finnish study.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer a day may prevent stroke claims study

A study of more than 80,000 Chinese adults has suggested that consuming a moderate amount of alcohol each day could help cut a person’s risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

UK restaurants told to cut portion sizes

The UK government could resort to naming and shaming restaurants that fail to reduce their portion sizes or sugar content as part of a bid to tackle the growing obesity crisis.

Friday, September 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Sommeliers less likely to develop Alzheimers

US researchers claim to have found a link between Master Sommeliers, who possess a heightened sense of smell, and a reduced risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Exercise could protect against alcohol

Regular exercise could help counteract some of the negative effects of drinking alcohol that could lead to a earlier death, according to a study by Australian scientists.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard criticises new UK alcohol guidelines

To accept the UK’s newly reduced alcohol guidelines would be “counterintuitive”, says Pernod Ricard UK’s managing director, who has suggested that the company might be forced to refrain from putting such messages on bottles altogether.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Women’s fertility not affected by moderate drinking

Women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol are not putting their chances of conceiving at risk, according to a study of more than 6,000 Danish women.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Older people benefit from moderate alcohol consumption

A paper published in a scientific journal this week has expanded on earlier research that moderate drinking is beneficial to the health of older people.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 No Comments »

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