Nothing to do with healthcare technology. It is seasonal and as Homer would say Duh!!
Most people who drink spirits at home pour well over what they would get in a pub when trying to give a single measure, figures suggest.
The government’s Know Your Limits Campaign found that among 600 people tested, the average amount poured was 38ml, compared with a standard 25ml.
Those aged 31 to 50 – the most generous pourers – gave an average of 57ml.
For a person thinking they were drinking 7.5 units a week, the extra measures would equate to 17 units.
It could also mean that people wrongly think they are drinking within the NHS recommended limits of two to three units a day for women and three to four units a day for men.
The alcohol industry has been offering free measuring cups with certain mixer drinks this Christmas.