Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer has urged Scots to be aware of what they are drinking over the Easter weekend, with research suggesting many remain confused about alcohol content.
Having one or two alcoholic drinks per day does not reduce the risk of having a stroke, scientists have said.
Moderate alcohol use can contribute to a diet with better results for memory skills in middle age, research has showed.
Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests.
A councillor has blasted the local authority’s alcohol overprovision policy.
More than 200 litres of suspected illegal alcohol has been seized by police in Tayside.
The Gin Fayre is returning to Dundee.
Less then a fifth of people in Scotland are aware of the country’s recommended alcohol limits, it has emerged.
Teenagers who are very aware of alcohol marketing are likely to consume more and be higher-risk drinkers, research suggests.
A train guard was hit with a bottle of alcohol thrown by a passenger on a train travelling between Edinburgh and Dundee.
A social responsibility levy on stores selling alcohol could raise more than £100 million a year to help tackle Scotland’s “public health emergency”, Labour’s Monica Lennon has said.
Children as young as 13 say they drank alcohol in the last 30 days in Will County, according to the latest Illinois Youth Survey.
Children as young as 13 say they have drank alcohol in the last 30 days in Chicago, according to the latest Illinois Youth Survey.
Minimum pricing for alcohol should be raised to 60p per unit in Scotland, the Liberal Democrats have suggested.
A beer campaign group has slammed council plans to prevent pubs being built outside the city centre.
New council regulations will see applications for bars outside of the city centre recommended for refusal by planning chiefs.
Health campaigners are calling on the Government to fix a “clear timetable” for outlawing alcohol sponsorship in the sports and music industry.
Supermarket giant Tesco has avoided having an application to sell more booze at two city stores denied – by making a last-minute offer to reduce its alcohol capacity elsewhere.
Anyone who has woken up with a fuzzy head, a dry mouth and a stomach-lining that appears to be yelling at you, will have attempted to soothe the alcohol-induced pain in some way.
Almost 1.2 million hospital admissions may have been linked to alcohol last year, new figures show.