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Study reveals how alcohol shifts brain into 'starvation mode'

"Alcohol switches the brain into starvation mode, increasing hunger and appetite, scientists have discovered," BBC News reports. Research in mice found alcohol increased activity in a set of brain cells used to regulate appetite…

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Why you should take part in Dry January

Take a month off and see the benefits to your waistline, wallet and general health.

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How alcohol intake can change over a lifetime

"Binge drinking peaks at 25 … but by middle age he's drinking daily," the Mail Online reports.

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Long working hours linked to alcohol abuse

A new study has found that alcohol consumption is more likely to rise to risky levels in employees who work more than 48 hours per week.

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Did you know that a large glass of wine is the equivalent of three shots of vodka?

Head of Public Health England warns alcohol has become the "silent killer" among working Brits.

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Moderate regular drinking may 'damage sperm'

“Just five alcoholic drinks a week could reduce sperm quality,” The Guardian reports.

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Minimum alcohol pricing would 'save 100s of lives'

“‘Hundreds of lives lost' over failure to bring in minimum alcohol pricing,” The Independent reports.

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Tests can predict teens most likely to binge drink

“A single glass of wine or beer at the age of 14 can help a young teenager along the path to binge drinking,” the Daily Mail warns.

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Alcohol at end of aisles linked to 'boosted sales'

“Putting alcohol and fizzy drinks at the end of supermarket aisles does make us buy more,” the Mail Online reports.

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