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Dr Andy Burns, oral and maxillofacial consultant at Sunderland Royal Hospital, spoke out as new figures reveal a sharp increase in the number of hospital admissions for alcohol-related cancers.
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Research published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research found those who did not consume any alcohol appeared to have a higher mortality rate, regardless of whether they were former heavy drinkers or not, than those who drank heavily.
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A 35-year study from the UK cites five lifestyle behaviors that have been shown to reduce the risk of cognitive decline, and researchers say these healthy habits are more beneficial than medical treatments or preventative procedures.
The beverage program at Haven Gastropub is eager to convert teetotalers into alcoholics.
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How Comic Relief invests millions in arms, tobacco and alcohol: Panorama expose also reveals charity is sitting on 100m and will not say how money is spent Comic Relief was yesterday accused of misleading donors by investing millions of pounds raised during televised appeals in tobacco, alcohol and the arms industry.
Soon, it'll be the season for office holiday parties and New Year's Eve bashes. Moderation is key when drinking, but for some who find themselves craving more alcohol, the problem might be neurological.
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Tony Blair's former spin doctor met with liver disease specialist Dr Kieran Moriarty, three specialist alcohol and liver nurses and spoke to patients to see what the hospital is doing to help people with liver disease and other alcohol-related conditions.
Traditionally alcoholism has been understood as a black-and-white condition. Just like it's impossible to be a little bit pregnant, it's long been considered that a person must be either an alcoholic or not an alcoholic.
A Missouri fast-food restaurant's attempt at humor fell very flat over the weekend, prompting outrage and an eventual apology from the chain's management.
Industry group the Scotch Whisky Association is investing GBP500,000 in a new fund to tackle alcohol-related harm in Scotland.
The analysis by Dr Foster found that out of more than 500,000 people admitted in the past three years in England, 120,000 were in their 40s.
But Ivor Sheen, 69, was most likely dead before he hit the water due to a heart attack, according to a post-mortem.