One day science says drinking will make you live forever. The next day science says it will kill you tomorrow. Good Booze, Bad Booze is an Alcademics category where I put all these stories together.
5/14/13: Scientists reveal drinking champagne could improve memory [link]
From the University of Reading: "New research shows that drinking one to three glasses of champagne a week may counteract the memory loss associated with ageing, and could help delay the onset of degenerative brain disorders, such as dementia."
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4/07/13: Self-medication drinking may lead to alcohol dependence [link]
4/06/13: Binge drinking in your 20s can trigger heart disease, as being young has no protective effect against alcohol [link]
04/106/13: Three glasses of fizz a day 'could improve your memory' [link]
3/19/13: College enrollment does not lead to problem drinking in adulthood [link]
3/09/13: Heavy drinkers get extra brain fuel from alcohol [link]
2/15/13: Alcohol said to have big role in cancer [link]
1/29/13: Local bottle shops linked to mental health [link]
1/23/13: Alcohol and a Good Night's Sleep Don't Mix [link]
1/09/13: Resolved to give up alcohol for January? It could do you more harm than good [link]
12/31/12: Settling down with a Christmas tipple may be good for your health - but only if you're slim [link]
12/17/12: Depression risk reduced in women who drink moderately [link]
12/10/12: Beer is good for you: study finds that suds contain anti-viral powers [link]
11/20/12: Alcohol aids survival of traumatic injuries, UIC study shows [link]
11/13/12: Resveratrol From Red Wine Grapes Could Help Kill Prostate Tumor Cells [link]
11/7/12: Could a glass of wine help a woman beat breast cancer? [link]
10/27/12: Red Wine Compound May Not Help Healthy Women [link]
10/27/12: Just two glasses of wine a day can nearly halve the number of brain cells we produce [link]
9/9/12: Consuming three or more alcoholic drinks daily may raise risk for hemorrhagic stroke [link]
9/9/12: No fun! Non-alcoholic wine best for health benefits [link]
see plenty more news stories after the jump...