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The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) unveiled last week its new publication. Key findings suggest that alcohol consumption is one of the leading causes of cirrhosis and primary liver cancer in Europe.
26 February 2013. A new cross-party MEP group has been launched in a bid to ensure that Europe's estimated 29 million chronic liver condition sufferers "are not forgotten".
Yesterday (21st February) the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) in the European Parliament has voted on the report examining the implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) -Piotr Borys (PL, EPP; own initiative report (2012/21329INI)).
The Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA) is appealing to the international public health community to support an open letter to the WHO outlining concerns about the actions of the global alcohol producers.
An increase of minimum price of alcohol by 10 percent lead to a 32% reduction in alcohol-related deaths according to a study published today in Addiction.
Today is the World Cancer Day, however the link between alcohol and cancer is little known. To find out more visit www.alcoholandcancer.eu
Younger adolescents appear to be susceptible to the persuasive messages contained in alcohol commercials broadcast on TV, which sometimes results in a positive affective reaction to the ads.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US is reviewing data from 14 big alcohol producers to dive into the ways they are using the Internet and social media to promote their products.