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Dehydrated Drivers Make The Same Number of Mistakes As Drink Drivers

A new study published in the medical journal Physiology and Behaviour has revealed that even mild dehydration is equivalent to being over the drink driving limit in terms of driver errors. Researchers at Loughborough University carried out a range of tests over two days on male drivers, using a laboratory-based driving simulator.  During the normal hydration test there were 47 driving […]

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Myths around staying hydrated washed away

Scientists at the universities of Stirling, Loughborough and Bangor have discovered that a variety of drinks can keep people as equally hydrated as water. A trial investigating the effects of 13 commonly consumed drinks on urine output and fluid balance, revealed that several fluids are just as, or more, hydrating compared to water. Participants consumed […]

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