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Balance Update:Sober thinking: The harm of middle-age drinking

Posted 20/01/17

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Sober thinking: The harm of middle-age drinking
WHAT'S the harm in enjoying a few glasses of wine? Well, for middle-aged tipplers, your habits may just be catching up with you...  Click here to read more...

UK and Irish women 'among worst' for drinking alcohol in pregnancy
Women in the UK and Ireland are among the world's worst for drinking during pregnancy, a new study has claimed.   Click here to read more...

Alcohol and cancer-related death: 135,000 Brits as RISK of developing fatal disease
ALCOHOL consumption will cause 135,000 cancer-related deaths in the UK over the next 20 years - experts have warned. Click here to read more...

Minimum pricing can help tackle problem of alcohol abuse
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RECENTLY met with Dr Mathis Heydtmann and his team at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, in Paisley, to find out more about the research they are carrying out on the damage that cheap alcohol can have on individuals, families and communities.  Click here to read more...

Heavy alcohol use in adolescence alters brain electrical activity
Long-term heavy use of alcohol in adolescence alters cortical excitability and functional connectivity in the brain, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital.  Click here to read more...

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