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Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

15th February 2022 | Dr Dean Connolly
Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

A new study assessing alcohol use, reduction and harm among trans and non-binary people is looking to recruit study participants. Read the blog for further information and a link to the participation survey. Read more »

Creating a healthy system to help parents

18th January 2022 | Patrick Myers
Creating a healthy system to help parents

Patrick Myers of the Department for Work & Pensions reflects on the success of a project that brings together treatment and children’s services to improve treatment outcomes. Read more »

Most adolescents support improved alcohol labelling

15th December 2021 | Snigdha Peddireddy and Dr Sadie Boniface
Most adolescents support improved alcohol labelling

With the UK Government soon to consult on mandatory labelling on alcoholic products, this new study looks at adolescent support for improved labelling, including units and strength, nutritional information, and health warnings. Read more »

Does alcohol make you fat?

24th November 2021 | Dr Gary O’Donovan
Does alcohol make you fat?

The relationship between alcohol and obesity is extremely complex. Dr Gary O’Donovan looks at what the UK Government can do in their ‘war on obesity’ regarding alcohol consumption, and shows an interesting new finding about men, alcohol and BMI. Read more »