The Healthy - Here’s
Who Is at Greatest Risk for Developing Cancer from Drinking Alcohol
Approximately four percent to 10% of breast cancer cases in the United States are attributed to alcohol consumption. "I’m not sure women fully understand how alcohol affects their risk," one women's dietitian told us.
(Australia) - ‘Alcogenic society’: Australian hospitals see steep rise in
severe alcohol-related disease
One quarter of intensive care resources in a major regional tertiary hospital have been used to treat critical illness directly related to alcohol consumption, a Queensland physician claims.
(Ireland) - Big change coming for alcohol sale hours in supermarkets like
SuperValu, Tesco and more
A number of changes are coming into effect for Irish supermarkets regarding the hours within which they can sell alcohol to customers.
(Ireland) - Ireland to ditch 200-year old alcohol laws and boost nightclubs
Today, Irish authorities announced plans to amend the country’s alcohol licensing laws. The amendments are aimed at boosting urban culture, as well as nightclubs. This should, in turn, make Ireland an attractive destination on par with the rest of Europe, as Deputy Prime Minister (Tánaiste) Leo Varadkar, put it in a press statement.
Baltic News Network
(Latvia) - Ministry of Health plans preventive measures to help reduce
alcohol and narcotics abuse
To protect residents from addictive substances, it is necessary to adopt preventive measures for residents and focus groups, including persons using substances in a risky and damaging way, as well as people already addicted to different substances, as stated in the report prepared by the ministry.
(New Zealand) - John Williamson: We need political will to tackle alcohol
behind the wheel
Earlier this month I spent a day and a bit back in council chambers, attending, listening to and giving evidence in opposition to the application for a new bottle store at Maunu, not far from where we live.
Healthline - Study
Finds Alcohol But Not Caffeine Can Affect Success of Fertility Treatments
New research found that caffeine doesn’t appear to impact the success of fertility treatments, however, regular alcohol consumption can reduce people’s chances of getting pregnant and having a live birth after these treatments.
Broadcasting (Latvia) - Alcohol consumption grows in Latvia both legally and
In the first seven months of the year, each resident of Latvia has drunk more than 18 liters of alcohol, according to data from the State Revenue Service (VID) which shows a growing volume of alcohol marketed for domestic consumption. Illegal alcohol movement is also picking up.
(Australia) - Delivering a message: alcohol causes breast cancer
BREAST cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in Australia and alcohol accounts for 10% of diagnoses. Alcohol is a Class-1 carcinogen. However, we live in an “alcogenic” society in Australia where alcohol is everywhere.
(France) - French government considers new hunting rules including alcohol
The rules on alcohol and drug use may be the same as those for driving, while other measures may also be implemented. Yet, the government has so far ruled out a Sunday ban
Zealand) - Health experts worry alcoholic iceblocks might appeal to kids
An alcoholic treat that resembles an iceblock that is popular with children poses “significant risks”, Alcohol Healthwatch says.
of Managed Care - Study Finds Links Between Alcohol Consumption and Smoking
in Adolescence and Later Mood Disorders
While links between adolescent coffee habits in adolescents and mood disorders in adulthood were not seen, researchers did find evidence for later health issues related to smoking and alcohol.
- Denmark: Voters ready for 18-year-old limit for buying alcohol
Young people under 18 should not be able to buy alcohol. This is the opinion of almost two out of three voters, according to a new poll. The Danish Cancer Society calls on politicians to use the election campaign to debate the high alcohol consumption of young people.