Alcohol in the Headlines
Eurocare monitors news articles about alcohol, and every week a number of articles will be uploaded here.
More than one in three of those born in professional households had downed a full glass before reaching their teenage years, the statistics show.
Using the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT), Erika Comasco, Ph.D., from Uppsala University in Sweden, and colleagues collected data on alcohol consumption before and during
Representatives from the World Health Organization (WHO) and countries in the Western Pacific met in Hong Kong from April 10 to 13 to discuss the prevention and control of non-communicable
Believe it or not, your dentist can actually tell if you have problems with alcohol consumption. The regular dental checkups are recommended twice per year, and these will help maintaining
Russia's love for booze took another hit this week, as the government moved to ban the sale of strong alcoholic beverages on passenger trains.
A new online tool from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health determines the extent of exposure to radio alcohol advertiseme
Thursday marks 80 years since the first state-operated liquor stores opened their doors in Finland. The first 48 ALKO shops welcomed thirsty customers on April 5, 1932, following a governme
We often joke that alcohol can make a person look more attractive. But do these rumored "beer goggles" exist? According to a new study published on April 4 in Addiction, alcohol c
Alcohol consumption is declining in most of the developed countries, and rising in many of the developing countries and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
Europeans drink the most of any region in the world, and Czechs drink the most of any Europeans, according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) study - and there are health problems
In the Norwegian Health Directorate's recent population survey, nearly 1300 men and women were interviewed. According tothe results of the survey, 58 percent of the respondents believe drin
International - One Alcoholic Drink A Day: Breast Cancer Increased Plus 10 Other Reported Effects (29.03.2012)
One alcoholic drink per day increases the risk of breast cancer, according to new research. Epidemiologists attributed 2 percent of European and North American breast cancer cases to light drinking
The European Commission is more favourable to raising taxes on alcohol over setting a minimum price level
After already being handed a sin tax on fat and bracing for a similar one on sugar, consumers could soon also be paying more to consume alcohol.
One of Britain's most senior police officers has called for a daytime ban on alcohol advertising on TV and in cinemas.