Professor Tim Stockwell: Moderate Alcohol Use in Older Years: A sign or cause of good health?
Posted on 05-05-2014
There is a broad scientific consensus across multiple disciplines that alcohol use in moderation confers health benefits, in particular in relation to coronary heart disease and diabetes- and it is also evident in the J shape risk relationship between drinking and all-cause mortality. Prof Tim Stockwell re-evaluates the scientific evidence for health benefits with reference to Bradford Hill criteria.


Alcohol Research UK: Alcohol Through the Life Course

Location: London

Alcohol affects people at all stages in their life, but we have little understanding of how impacts change with age. This international conference brought together, some of the world’s leading experts on alcohol, to discuss key research and policy issues in this area.

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Welcome to Lifeline and FEAD (Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs). This project has been shaped by the wealth of experience, openness, and knowledge of the contributors. You are invited to comment on the clips, which are supported by footnotes to which you can add. FEAD is an ongoing Lifeline Project initiative.

Lifeline Project: In 1971 the Lifeline Project opened a day centre for drug users in Manchester. Since its foundation Lifeline has grown and developed, and now works in a diverse range of settings across the UK. Our purpose is to relieve poverty, sickness and distress among those persons affected by addiction to drugs of any kind, and to educate the public on matters relating to drug misuse.