Category list : Alcohol
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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.
“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 schoolsSubscription
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
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.
“Alzheimer’s breakthrough: scientists home in on molecule which halts development of disease,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
Midwives and nurses are being encouraged to have frank discussions with pregnant women about alcohol consumption, following the publication of updated patient guidance.
All frontline nursing staff can incorporate brief behaviour change interventions into their clinical practice to reduce patients’ risk of long-term conditions
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Healthcare staff who work long hours in stressful environments are at an increased risk of developing a dangerous relationship with alcohol, warn researchers.
Pressure should be relieved on the capital’s accident and emergency services by removing drunks and treating them in specialist recovery centres, according to Conservative London Assembly Member Andrew Boff.