Category list : Alcohol
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Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, according to a health organisation.
A startling jump in the number of people dying of liver disease has been triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption, Public Health England (PHE) has warned.
Drinking just five units of alcohol every week could reduce the quality of a man’s sperm, new research suggests.
A drug to help alcohol-dependant patients reduce the amount they drink has moved a step closer to be approved for use in the NHS.
Health officials have mapped out the places in England that have the highest rates of people admitted to hospital as an emergency for alcohol-related liver disease.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt said he had a “great deal of sympathy” for the idea of charging alcohol-related admissions money if they end up in A&E units.
The average Briton spends almost a year of their lives nursing a hangover, a charity has said.
Public health initiatives need to focus on six key areas in particular to improve the nation’s wellbeing, according to the head of England’s national public health body.
Cot death rates remain higher than expectedSubscription
The number of unexplained deaths among babies is not reducing fast enough and health officials must do more to prevent cot deaths, a charity has said.
Deaths linked to legal highs could surpass those related to heroin use within just two years, according to a new report by a think-tank.