School pupils who have recently smoked, drunk alcohol and taken drugs are more likely to be unhappy, new figures have revealed.
Researchers modelling teenage drinking using rats have discovered that a drug used to treat Alzheimer’s can reverse some of the negative effects of consuming alcohol during adolescence.
A law that sets a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland has been implemented effectively, with compliance high among licensed premises, according to a new report.
About half of the UK’s young drinkers are unaware of health messages or warnings on alcohol packaging, according to new research.
One in five people admitted to a UK hospital drinks to a harmful level while one in 10 is alcohol-dependent, research suggests.
Alcohol sales in Scotland fell to the lowest level for almost quarter of a century last year, new research has found.
Gin has been enjoying a real flourish as the on-trend drink, with Scottish distilleries at the heart of the boom.
It was, after all, only one glass, a splash or two of reward after another long day.
The Scottish Government’s crackdown on cheap alcohol has driven some drinkers to drugs, experts fear.
MORE underage drinking goes on in rural Scotland than in our cities, a study has found.
The reduced drink-drive limit in Scotland has had no impact on cutting road accidents, a new study has found.