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Friday 1 August 2014

health

New ‘vapour alcohol’ controversy

A new gadget that allows users to vapourise their spirits and consume alcohol through their lungs has been met with condemnation from health experts.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Moderate drinking can ‘benefit the heart’

Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption can reduce the risk of heart attacks and a life-threatening flaw in the heart, two independent studies have concluded.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 1 Comment »

Beer cheaper than water in World Cup price war

Some lagers are being sold for less than a bottle of water as competing supermarkets look to cash-in on the World Cup, health experts have warned.

Monday, June 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarkets ‘subsidise cheaper drinks’

UK supermarkets are responding to tax increases by subsidising the price of cheaper drinks, and raising prices of their more expensive products beyond the level of increased tax.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Glasgow NHS step-up alcohol crackdown

Scotland’s largest health board is upping its campaign against alcohol businesses by creating a specific post to object to liquor licences and curtail the sale of drink in the city, in a move that could spread across the country.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 No Comments »

World Cup licensing hours ‘unwelcome’

The president of the UK’s College of Emergency Medicine has called the extension of pub opening times for England’s World Cup games “unwelcome”.

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine found to improve memory

Resveratrol, a compound found in red grape skins, has been found to improve memory, according to a new study.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Alcohol has ‘little effect’ on men’s fertility

Drinking alcohol and smoking will not harm a man’s fertility, but sustained exposure to daylight could, researchers have found.

Friday, June 6th, 2014 No Comments »

Five-drink binge a ‘serious health risk’

A one-off instance of heavy alcohol consumption can cause measurable damage to health, scientists from the University of Massachusetts have claimed.

Monday, May 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Resveratrol benefits in red wine a ‘myth’

Having been credited with reducing the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease, a new study has found that resveratrol’s health benefits are a “myth”.

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 2 Comments »

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