Category list : Alcohol
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The Royal College of Nursing has launched a revised competence framework designed to help improve nursing care for people with liver disease.
Life expectancy has increased faster in England than many other developed countries, but inequalities between regions have also grown, according to a major study.
“Simple blood test … could predict if you’ll suffer dementia,” the Daily Mail reports.
Effects of long working hours and alcohol intakeSubscription
New evidence on link between working hours and use of alcohol suggests long hours increase likelihood of risky drinking, but results should be treated with caution
One in five older people who drink alcohol are consuming it at unsafe levels, according to a UK study, sparking calls for more focus on the issue in primary care.
Drinking just one alcoholic drink a day for women and up to two drinks a day for men increases the risk of certain alcohol related cancers in women and male smokers, suggests US research.
“Want to be a dad? Cut out sausages and eat chicken,” the Daily Mail reports, prompted by the findings of a recent study into diet and fertility outcomes for couples undergoing fertility treatment.
“Middle-class over-50s have become a generation of problem drinkers,” the Mail Online reports – a headline that actually has little basis in fact.
Drinking alcohol while pregnant is ‘common’Subscription
Drinking alcohol while pregnant is common in UK, Ireland, and Australasia, according to UK researchers, sparking concerns from midwives.
Seven priorities to improve public healthSubscription
To help meet the nation’s future health challenges, Public Health England has drawn up a set of areas health professionals can focus on to positively impact on public health