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Alcohol breath test results

Alcohol breath test results

Breath alcohol concentration (BAC) can be measured by blowing into a breath alcohol device. The results are given as a digital readout, which shows the level of alcohol in the breath at the time the test was taken. This kind of test is ideal for point-of-care testing...
Alcohol tag

Alcohol tag

An innovative way of monitoring alcohol consumption is via a bracelet that is worn on the ankle. Known as an alcohol tag or alcohol bracelet, this clever device tests for the presence of alcohol in perspiration every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As such,...
UK should limit alcohol adverts during winter

UK should limit alcohol adverts during winter

The UK is being urged to restrict alcohol advertising during the winter months after a new study found a clear link between cold, dark climates and alcohol abuse. The study, published in the journal Hepatology, compared data from the World Health Organization and the...
Alcohol testing solutions

Alcohol testing solutions

Monday saw the start of Alcohol Awareness Week (19–25th November 2018): 7 days of awareness-raising and campaigning for change. In January 2016, the UK’s Chief Medical Officers published new ‘low-risk’ drinking guidelines to help minimise the risks associated with...
Alcohol charity calls for change

Alcohol charity calls for change

There are an estimated 600,000 dependent drinkers in England alone. These are people who are in a relationship with alcohol that is bringing them and their families ill-health, neglect, conflict and pain. Four in five of these dependent drinkers are receiving no...
Alcohol bracelet: how does it work?

Alcohol bracelet: how does it work?

SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring® (SCRAM CAM®) is an innovative way of monitoring alcohol consumption. Its success at enforcing sobriety and helping to change behaviours in vulnerable and alcohol-dependent adults, has seen its use rise steeply. So how does this...