Category list : Alcohol
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Patients with alcohol dependence problems should be offered a once-a-day tablet on the NHS to try to help them curb their addiction, health officials have said.
Why do we need to know about legal highs?Subscription
I have two teenage children who have been through a school system that claims to educate them about the dangers of drug and alcohol misuse.
“1 in 4 deaths could have been prevented,” The Times reports.
Liver disease could become the UK’s number one killer unless urgent action is taken to combat its continuing rise, MPs and campaigners are warning.
More than half of women drink more than the recommended limits during the first three months of pregnancy, a study suggests.
People who regularly drink alcohol increase their risk of skin cancer by around a fifth, research suggests.
Drinking red wine 'may cut diabetes risk'Subscription
Plant compounds in herbs, berries and red wine may protect against diabetes, say UK scientists.
Study identifies patterns in breast cancer ratesSubscription
White women are more likely to develop cancer than their South Asian and black counterparts because of “lifestyle and reproductive factors”, a new study suggests.
Big leap in oesophageal cancer deaths among menSubscription
Death rates for cancer of the gullet, or food pipe, have doubled in the last 40 years, according to a new report.
Health and social care workers should take advantage of life-changing moments in people’s lives to help them live healthier life styles, new guidance suggests.