#AAW15 – Liver deaths ‘likely to increase’ after relaxation of alcohol tax policies
Deaths from liver disease in UK quadrupled between 1980 and 2013 as alcohol became cheaper due to policy encouraged by lobbying from drinks industry, report says. Liver [...]
#AAW15 – as we near the end of Alcohol Awareness Week is it time to plan for Dry January?
CAN YOU STAY OFF THE BOOZE FOR 31 DAYS? Last year (2015) over 2 million people cut down their drinking for January. 2016 is looking to be even bigger. From significant health [...]
#AAW15 – Alcohol and sleep
Alcohol may help you fall asleep initially, but will interrupt your sleep later on in the night. Plus you may wake dehydrated and needing the toilet. People could become [...]
Month-long break from #alcohol prevents illness in later life – #AAW15 Time to think?
Study finds that average drinkers who gave up for four weeks saw benefits for their liver function, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Taking a month off drinking alcohol [...]
#AAW15 This is Alcohol Awareness Week – Time to think?
#AAW15 This week we are re-exploring the impact of alcohol. We shall be posting and re-posting blogs on all sorts of topics and encouraging everyone to think about their own [...]