London: Scientists have finally confirmedwhat many suffering drinkers have long suspected -- a cup of hot coffee is the best cure for a hangover.A new study has revealed that drinking a cup ofhot coffee in the morning, along with an aspirin, can help oneget over a hangover and the traditional morning-after boost isbetter than modern alternatives like organic honey or raw egg. In fact, according to the scientists, the caffeine incoffee and anti-inflammatory ingredients of aspirin combat thealcohol, the `Daily Express` reported. For the study, a team, led by Philadelphia researcherMichael Oshinsky, induced headaches in laboratory rats usingsmall amounts of ethanol or pure alcohol. The animals then haddoses of caffeine and anti-inflammatories which cleared pain.
A research by Norwegian University of Scienceand Technology had, however, claimed that people who consumehigh amounts of caffeine each day are more likely to sufferoccasional headaches than those with low caffeine consumption. The results of the 2009 study, published inthe `Journal of Headache Pain`, were drawn from a large studyof 50,483 people who answered a questionnaire about caffeineconsumption and headache.PTI
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