British Embassy Issues Warning on Alcohol for Flights to UAE

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Type 2 diabetes: Is it safe to drink alcohol? Tips for sufferers of the condition

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition which causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. It’s dangerous because if not controlled properly it can lead to serious problems with the eyes, heart and nerves. If you have diabetes, you may have to make changes to your diet to keep the […]

Dubai tourists warned NOT to drink alcohol on flights following arrest of British mother

Dubai flights often serve alcoholic drinks onboard as it is not illegal to drink in the air. It is, however, illegal to be drunk in public in Dubai. The British Embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued the warning to Britons travelling to the country. They posted on the official Facebook page: “If caught […]

Daily Podcast: Alcohol in Disneyland, A Star is Born, Blade 4, Woody Allen

On the August 31, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by managing editor Jacob Hall and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including early buzz about Bradley Cooper’s A Star is Born, the fate of Woody Allen’s next movie, Wesley […]

There’s no risk-free amount of alcohol, population-level study finds

Enlarge (credit: John Lund/Sam Diephuis) Booze is a leading cause of death and disease worldwide, and no amount is devoid of risks, according to a massive meta-analysis on global alcohol use. The study, published late last week in The Lancet, appears to contradict some health advice that suggests low-to-moderate drinking is fine and may even […]

Heineken is betting on a brew made with marijuana instead of alcohol, and it could give a boost to the struggling beer industry

Erin Brodwin / Business Insider Heineken’s new brew, from California beer brand Lagunitas, is made with marijuana instead of alcohol. Hi-Fi Hops is currently only available in a select number of dispensaries in California, where cannabis is legal. It’s part of a growing trend of established companies diving into the marijuana industry. Lagunitas, Heineken’s fast-growing […]

Ryanair calls for airports to BAN morning alcohol sales and limit drinks per passenger

Ryanair has called for a two-drink limit for passengers and a ban on alcohol sales in airports before 10am to prevent inebriated behaviour on board their aircraft. The rallying cry comes after three passengers on a flight from Dublin to Ibiza on Saturday became highly disruptive and the plane had to be diverted over safety […]

Anheuser-Busch pulls millions from controversial NIH alcohol study

Enlarge Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev is pulling millions of dollars in funding from a controversial study overseen by the National Institutes of Health that aimed to assess the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption, according to a report by The New York Times. The 10-year, $ 100 million study had faced mounting criticism and was […]