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Don’t believe scientists who say all drinking is bad. Light boozing has strong benefits

Alcohol consumption has been a part of most human cultures since prehistoric times. While drinking practices vary by culture, ranging…

The Mediterranean diet: a miracle cure or PR triumph?

Food fads come and go, and nutritionists will always argue about the perfect diet, as if such a thing exists.…

Moderate drinking does increase breast cancer risk — but the headlines have skewed the story

Having just one drink a day significantly increases the risk of breast cancer, a major study has found. The study,…

Breast cancer may be spotted years earlier thanks to discovery of biomarker

Researchers from Imperial College London have found a breast cancer biomarker in blood. This opens up the possibility of a…

What you need to know about ‘alcohol-related deaths’

The latest figures for alcohol-related hospital admissions were published last month and, over at the Alcohol Policy blog, James Morris lamented…