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New Alcohol Addiction Drug Making Progress

Swedish Researchers say a new drug for alcohol addiction is a step closer to reality. The researchers say they’ve found an efficient way to reduce alcohol cravings by normalizing dopamine levels in the brain. Trials on humans showed that the drug

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Heavy Drinking Males At Risk of being Overweight

A UK study recently revealed the six obesity types identified of people with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30. They are: heavy drinking males; young healthy females; the affluent and healthy elderly; the physically sick but happy

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Survey Shows Pre-Loading Rife Among Young People

The latest annual alcohol poll by FARE (Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education) found that only 38 per cent of young people were asked for their IDs when buying alcohol. It also found that pre-loading and drinking with the intent

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Video: Selling the Whisky Experience

While whisky use to be considered an old mans drink, more and more people are discovering this gem of the beverage world.  In this video Masterclass William Grant & Sons Whisky Specialist Laura Hay explores whisky tasting and gives hospitality vendors

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NSW New Online Tool to Help Combat Alcohol Problems

The NSW Government has developed an online tool to help combat alcohol problems. The new online registration tool and strategy selector was developed to help share information in communities throughout the state. Liquor accords involve local licensees, councils and police jointly

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5 Brilliant Beer Hacks that will Change your Life

You’ll never believe how simple yet brilliant these beer tricks actually are, they will transform the way you approach beer drinking. Wish I’d known these sooner!  

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Explanation of Why You Need to Deny Alcohol Service to Minors

Under Responsible Service of Alcohol law serving alcohol to minors carries major fines for workers, management and owners of establishments, but the real cost of serving teenagers are the social and health implications. This video shows exactly what the effect

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Experts Say Most liver transplants by 2020 will be ‘linked to over-eating, not alcohol’

Experts in the UK have warned that in the near future most liver transplants will be necessary as a result of over-eating and not linked to alcohol, as most people assume. Dr Quentin Anstee, a consultant hepatologist at Newcastle University

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Smart Phone Gives a Hangover Pick-me-up Advice

Not-for-profit group Hello Sunday Morning, believes the mobile phone has a role to play in changing people’s binge drinking mentality. The group has launched an app which will help users take note of how much they are drinking and change

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Is The Popularity of Game of Thrones Bringing Back this Ancient Brew?

Due to the popularity of Game of Thrones, mead seems to be making a comeback. The world’s oldest alcoholic drink was consumed by the ancient Egyptians, Vikings and Romans and now the modern world. It is predominantly a honey based

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