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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.
Pharmacies should be allowed to do more to tackle the obesity crisis, experts said after they found most people in the UK live within easy walking distance of a chemist.
Ministers should introduce health warnings on wine bottles in a bid to combat problem drinking, parliamentarians have said.
Not all saturated fats increase the chances of developing diabetes − and some actually protect against the disease, a study has shown.
Only patients with liver problems who are the heaviest drinkers would be affected by a minimum price for alcohol, experts have said.
Our newest free unit outlines how nurses in all healthcare settings can reduce liver disease by identifying patients with risk factors for the three major types of liver disease – alcohol, hepatitis B and C, and obesity leading to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A liver charity has developed a new smartphone app that tracks frequency of weekly alcohol consumption.
Police should arrive unannounced at accident and emergency departments to fine individuals who misuse medical services due to alcohol intake, a campaigner has said.
Drinking a moderate amount of wine or spirits may increase the risk of developing a condition that causes an irregular heart rate, research suggests.