Home > Medical > Liver Health > News 17 November 2019 WATCH: 5 science-backed hangover cures Hair of the dog or a big, greasy breakfast? 0 Here are 5 scientific cures for hangovers.Image credit: iStock Related articles For preventing a hangover, wine first or beer first? It's thought that drinking beer before wine can help you prevent a hangover. Scientists have but this to the test, and the results are in. SEE: Where do those hangover cures come from? Since time immemorial mankind has tried to find a cure for the dreadful hangover – and come up with some weird and wonderful concoctions in the process. Frequent drinking is more harmful than binges – and increases the risk of a common heart disorder A new study found that the strongest risk factor for atrial fibrillation was the number of times per week a person drank alcohol.