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Category list : Alcohol

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    Warning that over-65s consuming alcohol at ‘unsafe levels’Subscription

    News24 August, 2015

    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.

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    Even light to moderate drinking linked to cancer riskSubscription

    News19 August, 2015

    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.

  • Does red meat affect male fertility?

    Does red meat affect male fertility?

    NHS Choices17 August, 2015

    “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.

  • Is there really a middle-class drinking 'epidemic' in over-50s?

    Is there really a middle-class drinking 'epidemic' in over-50s?

    NHS Choices3 August, 2015

    “Middle-class over-50s have become a generation of problem drinkers,” the Mail Online reports – a headline that actually has little basis in fact.

  • Alcohol during pregnancy

    Drinking alcohol while pregnant is ‘common’Subscription

    News7 July, 2015

    Drinking alcohol while pregnant is common in UK, Ireland, and Australasia, according to UK researchers, sparking concerns from midwives.

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    Seven priorities to improve public healthSubscription

    Clinical20 April, 2015

    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

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    NHS must face up to alcohol and obesity challenge, warns CarterSubscription

    News14 March, 2015

    Obesity and alcohol problems are major public health challenges that are still not being properly addressed by the NHS, with health workers often unaware of the “shocking” statistics surrounding the issues, the chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

  • Alcohol may make you think you're more attractive

    No proof 'alcohol will make you more gorgeous'

    NHS Choices13 March, 2015

    “How having just the one drink can make you look more gorgeous, according to science,” The Independent reports. But the “science” turns out to be an experiment carried out under highly artificial conditions.

  • Interventions to tackle substance use in schools

    Interventions to tackle substance use in schoolsSubscription

    Clinical2 March, 2015

    A Cochrane review explored the evidence for brief interventions undertaken in schools to reduce substance misuse and other problematic behavioural outcomes for adolescents who use substances

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    'Beware the creeping danger of language that leads to blame'Subscription

    Opinion24 February, 2015

    What’s in a name? Quite a bit it seems. Researchers, writing in the subtly titled journal Evidence Based Medicine, have found that choosing the right name is the key to success in online dating.