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Weekly News Update - Liver disease on the rise among women

Posted 11/07/13

National News: 

Liver disease on the rise among women 'in denial' about their drinking 
Soaring rates of alcohol-related liver disease among young women professionals in some of London’s wealthiest boroughs have prompted a major campaign by health experts -  Read more

New powers to ban post-midnight alcohol sales considered in South Bucks 
SBDC’s Licensing Committee will consider policy changes - Read more 

New alcohol partnership launched in Sheffield
New police-backed scheme is to be launched in Sheffield to help reduce underage drinking - Read more   

Fury as 24 hour 'dial a drink' service is granted trading permission 
Top health official has spoken out against a 24-hour 'dial-a-drink' service - Read more

Reducing intoxication among bar patrons: 
Lessons from prevention of drinking and driving - Read more

One in ten primary school leavers 'has drunk alcohol in past week' 
13 per cent of boys aged 10 and 11, and ten per cent of girls the same age claimed to have had an alcoholic drink within the past seven days. - Read more

International News:

Alcohol's link to cancer - New Zealand
Definite links between alcohol and bowel cancer in men and women  - Read more 

Alcohol hot topic over breakfast  - New Zealand
New regulations for the Southland hospitality industry - Read more