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Friday 30 January 2015


One day off drink a week lowers disease risk

Drinking five or six days a week, compared with drinking daily, can reduce your chance of developing cirrhosis of the liver, a recent study has claimed.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Professor develops synthetic alcohol

A synthetic alcohol that can replicate the sensation of feeling ‘tipsy’, but without causing a hangover, has been developed by a London scientist.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Half of US adults mix alcohol with meds

Nearly half of American adults put their health at risk by mixing alcohol with medication, according to a recent study.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Study: ‘Drink a day keeps doctor away’

A single serving of wine or beer per day in middle age massively reduces the risk of heart failure, a study of around 15,000 drinkers suggests.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Long work hours linked to alcohol abuse

Professionals who work more than 48 hours a week are 11% more likely to abuse alcohol, a study carried out by Finnish researchers suggests.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Carlsberg to water down Special Brew?

Special Brew could have its abv slashed following a pledge by Carlsberg to withdraw any single-serve cans containing more than four units of alcohol.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Doctors call for 50p minimum unit price

Doctors are urging the UK government to introduce a 50p minimum unit price for alcohol to tackle the country’s “impact of excessive alcohol consumption”.

Monday, January 12th, 2015 1 Comment »

Study maps UK booze hotspots

Britain’s booziest regions have been mapped using alcohol sales data for the first time, revealing a contrasting picture of consumption across the UK.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 low-calorie wines

Counting the calories after an indulgent festive period? This selection of low-cal wines could help maintain your virtue.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 No Comments »

UK trade exceeds target on unit removal

The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.

Friday, December 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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