Alcohol causes one in 20 deaths worldwide

Alcohol causes one in 20 deaths worldwide

Alcohol is responsible for more than 5% of all deaths worldwide, or around 3 million a year, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO). The data from 2016 show that more than three quarters of these deaths were among men, and that almost 29%...
Alcohol bracelets in the news

Alcohol bracelets in the news

An alcohol bracelet, which resembles a Fitbit device, has been launched to monitor how drunk you are to tell your partner if you can consent to sex or not. The Buzz wearable is a wristband which contains a sensor that monitors blood–alcohol concentration through the...
How ankle tags could become the new norm

How ankle tags could become the new norm

Alcohol-fuelled crime is estimated to cost £11 billion each year in England and Wales, and 40% of all violent incidents are committed by those believed to be under the influence of alcohol. Consequently, the government is investigating new strategies to reduce the...