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Surge in Irish women with liver disease caused by alcohol

Young Irish women have shown the biggest increase.

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Alcohol a direct cause of seven forms of cancer, study finds

No ‘safe level’ of drinking and supposed health benefits of alcohol ‘irrelevant’

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Hidden Harm: the impact of parental alcohol misuse

The wide range of harms that are caused to children, as a result parental alcohol misuse, is known as ‘Hidden Harm’, as the harm is often not publicly visible.

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Off-licences seek ban on below-cost selling of alcohol

National Off-Licence Association also calls for cut to excise duty

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HSE marks International Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day

As part of the HSE’s www.askaboutalcohol.ie campaign, and to mark International FASD Day (9th September) the HSE has developed a new leaflet for pregnant women to provide clear guidance on how to avoid the risk of FASD.

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