The issue of whether or not drinking alcohol is beneficial to your health is a contentious one with alot of conflicting research, some suggesting that moderate consumption can extend life by benefiting the heart and others suggesting that there is no safe alcohol levels. Moderate drinking which is described as between 2 and 7 glasses […]
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According to a study, middle-aged drinkers care more about whether their drinking habit harms their image than their health. Drinkers from older age groups believe as long as they aren’t vomiting, stumbling, slurring or suffering from hangovers, their health will remain unaffected by their drinking. The UK based study says many people disregard recommended drink […]
If you’re a beer lover trying to break into the world of wine, it can be a challenge. With so many varieties, makes and price ranges it can be daunting trying to find the right one for you. A post on BusinessInsider.com.au provided some wine options for people who love their beer. If you like […]
University of Queensland drug and alcohol experts have called for the thresholds for safer alcohol to be lowered, following a global alcohol consumption study. The recommendations were made by Wayne Hall and Jason Connor from the university’s Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research. The study was co-authored by more than 100 academics from around the […]
More evidence of a reduction in teenage drinking in Australia has emerged but it seems older people are drinking more. A Deakin University study found that the proportion of adolescents reporting past month alcohol use fell from 45% in 1999 to 25% in 2015. Despite a decline in underage alcohol use, there is no evidence […]
Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology have found that an anti-anxiety drug has the ability to reverse the negative effects of alcohol on our brains. Researchers were able to reverse the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption in 2 weeks. The drug was effective in treating the anxiety-like behaviours associated with withdrawal […]
Beer drinkers, especially beer lovers can be snobs when it comes to their ale, unwilling to try anything that strays from the conventional but in this BuzzFeed video we watch as beer lovers take the plunge and try spicy beer for the first time. Let’s see if it’s a hit or miss?
According to a recent article on Perth Now, one in six drink drivers who are forced to install an alcohol interlock device in their vehicles to get behind the wheel, is breaching their restricted licence. Since the new laws became effective in October last year, 118 interlock restricted licences has been issued. Figures showed that […]
The drinking habits of Australians continues to improve, proof that Responsible Service of Alcohol efforts are working. A comprehensive study conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare at the end of 2016, looked into the drinking habits of 24,000 Australians, revealing that as a nation our alcohol consumption is steadily declining. More and […]
The Irish are known for the their love of pub life and alcohol, which explains somewhat of why they are perceived as experts when it comes to alcoholic beverages. That’s probably why this video is so interesting, it shows what Irish people really think of those “weird” American cocktails.