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Intentions to cut down on calories, alcohol and negative thinking are often abandoned within weeks of the new year, but will reduced alcohol limit guidelines help at least one of these stick?
“Study … found that Dry January leads to healthier drinking habits,” the Mail Online reports. Dry January involves giving up alcohol for the month. There is limited evidence about whether taking part in the challenge could lead to long-term changes in patterns of drinking.
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Guidelines on drinking alcohol have changed, with limits for men reduced to the same level as for women.
Emergency department nurses and other clinicians are being urged to improve their care for homeless people after an audit revealed a series of fundamental standards were not being met.
Westminster MPs have been raising a pint in praise of Edith Cavell, the WW1 nurse who saved the lives of 200 allied soldiers before being executed by a German firing squad in October 1915.
Smoking, drinking and partying until the early hours seems to be part and parcel of the student experience we’ve all signed up to at university.
Drinking two to three units of alcohol every day is linked to a reduced risk of death among people with early stage Alzheimer’s disease, according to Danish research.
“Drinking three glasses of champagne per week could help stave off dementia and Alzheimer’s disease,” the Daily Mirror reports.
“Scientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests,” BBC News incorrectly reports.
“Middle-aged people should curb their drinking to reduce their risk of developing dementia, new guidance suggests,” reports the Daily Mirror.