The UK drinks trade has reached its target to remove one billion units of alcohol from the market by the end of 2015 ahead of schedule.
A UK health minister has called for greater flexibility in tax arrangements to allow for an escalation in the cost of wine based on alcoholic strength.
The alcohol industry’s ability to shape alcohol policy nationally and globally needs to be “curtailed” because of a fundamental conflict of interest.
There is no evidence “for or against” alcohol advertising restrictions reducing consumption, according to a recent review.
A survey has revealed that young adults in the UK will consume up to 4,000 extra calories through drinking at festive parties this Christmas.
A pill that promises to reduce the desire to drink alcohol is now available on prescription from the NHS.
A glass of wine a day can protect against heart disease, but only if you carry a specific gene present in just 15% of the population.
Calls made by health professionals to label alcohol with its calorie content “miss the point rather spectacularly”, according to a body which represents British advertisers.
Far from impairing your memory, drinking moderate amounts of alcohol in later life could actually help improve it.
Diageo has been fined £18,000 after two of its workers suffered from injuries including broken bones and memory loss in falls at its distilleries.
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