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What alcohol does to your body, unit by unit

Stuck at home during lockdown, we needed something to mark the transition from day to night and the “locktail” time did just that. Whether your chosen drink was an Old Fashioned, a glass of Merlot, a beer, or a classic G&T, it was all too easy—with no commute to get up the next day—to let […]

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Alcohol ‘directly causes several types of cancer’, doctors warn

OXFORD, England — If you enjoy a glass of wine or beer every night, a study may make you think twice about the next time you need to relax. New research warns that alcohol consumption can be blamed for the development of several types of cancer. Additionally, the University of Oxford study suggests that people […]

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How the lack of a national policy on alcohol production hampers regulation and puts lives at risk

Published January 23, 2022 Nigerians consume alcoholic beverages of all kinds largely because the country’s markets are littered with different types of alcoholic beverages. This situation has not been helped by the availability of an assortment of alcoholic beverages in sachets and small bottles in recent years. Experts say this is already fueling a rise […]

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Big Alcohol attempts to undermine the Global Action Plan

According to a new report, alcohol companies and their lobby groups are systematically working to undermine and dilute global alcohol policies that would reduce the harms associated with their products. The report from the Center for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR) at La Trobe University, released today by the Foundation for Alcohol and Research Education (FARE), […]

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Alcohol deaths peak in 15 years in Gloucestershire

Alcohol-related deaths peaked in 15 years in Gloucestershire during the pandemic. Charities have warned that the pandemic – along with the financial pressures and social isolation caused by the lockdown – has led some people to drink more, while at the same time treatment services are disrupted. Across the region, there were 70 alcohol-specific deaths […]

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Minimum alcohol pricing rules take effect today

The GOVERNMENT’S MINIMUM price rules on alcohol come into effect from today, which means that 1 gram of alcohol must be sold for at least €0.10. A government minister today said the law was introduced to ensure ‘cheap, strong alcohol is not available to children and young people at ‘pocket money’ prices’ – it is […]

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Excessive Alcohol Consumption Endangers Life, Especially During Holidays | News, Sports, Jobs

HOUGHTON – An article in the December 20 edition of the Daily Mining Gazette titled Christmas and Alcohol Can Be a Poisonous Formula, addressed a relationship between binge drinking while on vacation and arguments between members of the family. What the article didn’t address were the dangers that come with intoxication at gatherings and holiday […]

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Even a short-term increase in consumption will lead to 8,000 more deaths from liver disease by 2040, researchers say – ScienceDaily

Alcohol sales and consumption increased early in the COVID-19 pandemic, but the effect of increased consumption on population health is not fully understood. In new research published in Hepatologya team led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) predicted rates of liver disease and associated deaths from increased alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic. Using […]

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Hampton had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit, police say | Local crime and courts

Bears Hall of Fame defensive lineman and radio host Dan Hampton had an open jug of wine in his truck and had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit when he was pulled over by an officer Winfield police on Nov. 20, according to charging documents. Hampton, three miles from his home in Winfield, […]

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Alcohol consumption: the public health issue

Alcohol consumption is a public health problem because it is one of the main risk factors for health in the world, says Elisabeth Morgans of C3 Collaborating for Health Alcohol consumption is a public health issue because it is one of the main risk factors for health in the world. The public health problem In […]

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Reduced alcohol consumption among young people, little difference between the sexes | News

“The general message is that alcohol-related risk behaviors are on the decline among young people across Europe,” said Daisy Kudre, who defended her master’s thesis at the Institute of Family Medicine and Health of the University of Tartu. Together with co-authors Kersti Pärn and Inge Ringmets from the University of Tartu, and Sigrid Vorobjov from […]

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Health Q&A: Can drinking alcohol cause nerve damage?

Q: Can drinking alcohol cause nerve damage, especially peripheral neuropathy?—Erica, Philadelphia A: Peripheral neuropathy occurs when the nerves in the hands and feet stop working properly, causing weakness, numbness, tingling and pain in those areas. Medical experts suggest that there are many causes of neuropathy, but heavy alcohol consumption has been shown to have a […]

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Namibia: alcohol consumption among young people should not become a public health crisis

As countries in southern Africa decrease restrictions on the sale of alcohol, the question that should be asked is: do we want to see and experience a permanent change in the way alcohol is sold and consumed in our communities? communities and our country? This question should be asked by politicians, media professionals, civil society […]

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Alcohol use linked to nearly 750,000 cancer cases in 2020, new study finds

Doctors are sounding the alarm over research showing a link between alcohol consumption and cancer. More than 700,000 new cancer cases were linked to alcohol consumption in 2020 – a time when many Americans reported drinking more. The research, published in the July 13 edition of Lancet Oncology, found that more than 4% of all […]

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Researchers call for political action to reduce alcohol consumption – EURACTIV.com

A Lancet Oncology study found that 4% of all newly diagnosed cancers in 2020 could be associated with alcohol consumption, the highest proportion, around 6%, in Central and Eastern Europe. Drinking alcohol has been shown to damage DNA by increasing the production of harmful chemicals in the body and affect hormone production, which can contribute […]

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The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol consumption is far from “one size fits all”

Newswise – Ongoing analysis of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol and related findings shows COVID-related stressors experienced by study participants – including work-related stressors , finances and family – have varying impact on individuals with and without alcohol use disorders (AUD). These results will be shared during the 44e Annual Scientific Meeting […]

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Findings call for implementation of cancer control policies and efforts to reduce alcohol consumption

A new study finds that alcohol consumption accounts for a sizable share of cancer incidence and mortality in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The article, which appeared in Cancer epidemiology, indicates that the proportion of cancer cases attributable to alcohol consumption ranged from a high of 6.7% in Delaware to a low […]