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Tuesday 1 September 2015

health

One in five baby boomers drink to ‘unsafe’ levels

One in five people over the age of 65 drink to “unsafe levels”, according to a study by King’s College London.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

NHS ‘shouldn’t pay’ for alcohol treatment

The majority of British people think the National Health Service should refuse to treat patients with alcohol addiction problems free-of-charge.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

‘Extend smoking ban to beer gardens’ says report

Smoking should not only be banned inside pubs and restaurants in the UK, but beer gardens and outside tables too, a report has recommended.

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 4 Comments »

Women lack guidance on drinking when pregnant

Pregnant women underestimate how much they can drink when pregnant with many offered conflicting advice, according to a survey by UK drinks charity Drinkaware.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Pear juice found to ward off hangovers

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.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Red wine could slow brain ageing by 7.5 years

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.

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Huge fake vodka factory raided

An illegal alcohol factory containing 130,000 litres of “potentially toxic” fake vodka has been raided by UK police.

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Gadget claims to filter wine sulphites

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.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Don’t drink beer, New Yorkers told

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.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Alcohol helps with chronic pain, says study

Regularly drinking a small amount of alcohol helps to lessen the debilitating effect of chronic pain, new research has found.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

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