Legal highs are now illegal in the the UK but why has it taken so long for the law to be changed?
Drinking booze can have some quite different effects on brain and body.
Holiday making accounts for almost a tenth of the British economy. Here's how it might be impacted by a vote to leave the EU.
British drinking culture isn't just bingeing.
Excessive drinkers are more likely to seek help when their drinking habits are compared with their peers than when they are simply given the guidelines.
A zero tolerance approach is unlikely to curb the behaviour of individuals who choose to drink then drive.
April is sexual assault awareness and prevention month. It also is the month many young people make final college choices. Here's what you need to know.
The new alcohol guidelines limit of 14 units a week for men and women hides a more complicated story.
Without the public mobilising over inequalities that are so ingrained in its psyche, Sydney is unlikely to see its nightlife reflect true social inclusion and diversity.
Relative risk is the risk one group of people has of developing a cancer compared to the risk of another group.
Some children drink alcohol. This study of 11-year-olds looked at how parents' drinking might influence behaviour.
Be careful: many of us have tried at least two of them.
The science shows that it's not just how much you drink, it's what you drink it with.
The Victorian reformer was something of an expert on the "nanny state".
As Queensland considers new laws to curb alcohol-fuelled violence in response to a one-punch death, several policy experiments that have occurred in recent years can provide valuable lessons.
Millions of people will probably sign up to take part in Dry January. But there are better ways to reduce your alcohol consumption.
Why does drinking too much leave you feeling so rotten?
Chemically, alcohol is a very simple molecule; however, its effects on the brain are quite complex.
When most of us are asked to imagine an alcoholic and they probably think of a middle-aged straight man. But new research highlights the risks of heavy drinking on the gay scene.
When it comes to getting us to quaffing less, the bottle of plonk is a surprisingly awkward customer.