Our study found women aren’t necessarily aware of the link between alcohol and breast cancer. And even when they are, they aren’t always able to ‘choose’ to quit.
Canada’s new alcohol guidelines cut the number of drinks per week in the ‘low-risk’ category by almost half for women, and by more than half for men. Here’s how researchers came to these conclusions.
COVID-19 is not only disrupting services for people with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and their families, but may also be linked to an increase in rates due to an uptick in alcohol use.
New draft guidelines recommend limiting alcohol consumption to no more than ten standard drinks per week and no more than four standard drinks on any one day.
Drinking guidelines are based on the levels of alcohol consumption the latest research says can be harmful. But these guidelines don’t necessarily suit the alcohol industry.
Even after ‘Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence’ policies took effect in 2016, Queenslanders still drink more heavily on nights out. Reported levels of aggression are higher than in other states too.
Women are catching up to men in rates of alcohol consumption and this has important implications for how we think about our community response to harmful alcohol use.
The science shows that it’s not just how much you drink, it’s what you drink it with.
The new alcohol guidelines are just a bit of social drama acted out by the media.
The Victorian reformer was something of an expert on the “nanny state”.
The UK government are finally waking up to the problem of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
When it comes to getting us to quaffing less, the bottle of plonk is a surprisingly awkward customer.
After all the unsuccessful years of educating us about drinking units, maybe it’s time to start giving the advice in bottles, glasses and pints.
Rarely a day passes without another horror story about the UK’s drinking problem: alcohol-related violence, debauchery in city centres, record demand on A&E resources, a liver disease epidemic and…