The Guardian view on the science of hangovers: no more research needed

It is naturally a proper subject for research, especially as there are folk traditions claiming that the order in which one mixes drinks has a bearing on the subsequent hangover.

The most recent research, reported in this paper, was designed to discover whether the tradition preserved in several European folkways that a hangover could be averted by drinking beer before starting in on the wine, rather than going at the evening the other way round.

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