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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

'Safe' drinking guidelines to be reviewed

A Commons Select Committe will review the evidence behind the recommended guidelines for alcohol. The move has been welcomed by both health and industry groups in order to strengthen the evidence base - scepticism over the validity of the guidelines has been .

News reports speculated it could lead to a relaxing of the guidelines based on other European levels (as featured here). However a recent Royal College of Psychiatrists report called for lower guidelines for older people. See press coverage in the Telegraph and Independent. > > > > Read More