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Wednesday 29 July 2015


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 »

Bar staff could spread public health message

Bartenders, waiting staff and sommeliers could be called upon to help communicate key messages on public health, a government-funded report has suggested.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Jealousy breeds alcoholism, claims study

People whose self-esteem is tied to the success of their romantic relations and who regularly experience feelings of jealousy are more susceptible to alcoholism, a study has claimed.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Wales sets out alcohol price plan

The Welsh government has published a plan to introduce a minimum unit price of 50p on alcohol in Wales.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Study adds weight to ‘apéritif effect’

Alcohol sensitises the brain to aromas and increases food intake among women, claim scientists who have been shedding further light on the “apéritif phenomenon”.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

UK reviewing alcohol intake guidelines

Health officials are to review the government’s drinking guidelines, as research linking moderate drinking to cancer leads to increased pressure from medics.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

Red wine could help fight depression

A component found in the skins of red grapes could be used to treat depression by reducing inflammation of the brain, a US study has suggested.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 1 Comment »

Is powder the future of food?

A powdered food brand has launched in the UK that aims to change the way people consume, treating food as fuel rather than one of life’s great pleasures.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

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