We frequently release factsheets that are packed with the essential information on topics surrounding alcohol. These factsheets cover everything from alcohol and crime to misuse among older people. Find out more here.
In the UK, the alcohol industry spends around £800 million annually marketing its products. This report takes a look at the psychological burden this places on children and young people, whether seeing billboard signs while walking down the street, or sport sponsorship while watching their national team.
The latest Factsheet from Alcohol Concern on the link between alcohol consumption and cancer.
Alcohol Concern have published a new factsheet which reviews the evidence that regular excessive drinking increases the risk of the most common forms of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.
The findings from the three surveys conducted since 2012, including this one, are remarkably consistent; the same brands are commonly consumed by ‘at risk’ young people year after year.
Breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women in their life time. A host of lifestyle choices can affect the odds of developing breast cancer, including alcohol. This factsheet takes a look at the findings behind many studies, including:
Type 2 diabetes is estimated to cost the UK economy nearly £9 billion each year. But what is the relationship between alcohol and diabetes? This factsheet lays out some of findings around the issue, such as:
This factsheet summarises the links between hypertension (high blood pressure) and alcohol consumption, and looks at what we can do to reduce the risks to health.