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Wednesday 1 October 2014

health

Red wine could hold key to acne cure

US researchers have attributed yet another health benefit to an antioxidant found in red wine, linking it to the effective treatment of acne.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

German city paying alcoholics in beer

A German city has launched a controversial programme that will see its alcoholic homeless sweep the streets in return for beer and cigarettes.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Beer flavonoid could boost brain power

A rare compound found only in hops could improve cognitive function and slow down memory degradation, a recent study has discovered.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 1 Comment »

Alcohol can lower risk of heart attack

Moderate alcohol consumption, as part of a healthy lifestyle, could help prevent four out of five heart attacks in men, according to a recent study.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

US spends $3m on drunk monkey project

A US research body is spending US$3.2 million taxpayers’ money on getting monkeys to drink excessive amounts of alcohol.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine and tea the recipe for a longer life

Enjoying a glass of wine with dinner combined with regular cups of tea and exercise could be the key to prolonging your life, scientists have claimed.

Monday, September 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Minister suggests charging drunk patients

Charging drunk patients for treatment at hospitals’ A&E departments could prevent the service from being abused, according to one health minister.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

BMA drops wine club links after criticism

The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Drinking two days in a row is a ‘risk’

A UK Government health quango has warned of the dangers of drinking for two consecutive days urging consumers to adopt a “one day on, one day off” rule.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 1 Comment »

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 »

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