Smoking and Alcohol

Congeners in Alcoholic Beverages
Gastro 21 Jan 2011

Congeners in Alcoholic Beverages

Congeners are biologically active chemicals and are often contained in alcoholic beverages, in addition to ethanol, the key biologically active ingredient of alcohol.
Smoking Statistics
Cancer 19 Oct 2010

Smoking Statistics

Smoking statistics for Australia: How many people die from smoking every year? Who smokes, and how often do they smoke? How many people try to…
Pregnancy and Alcohol Consumption
Children's health 19 Feb 2010

Pregnancy and Alcohol Consumption

When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol, it also enters the bloodstream of her foetus, and when excessive amounts of alcohol are consumed they can have…
Drinking alcohol safely in the festive season
Men's Health 21 Dec 2009

Drinking alcohol safely in the festive season

The festive season is a time when people gather amongst family and friends and many enjoy a few alcoholic drinks. However, at this time of…
Healthy alcohol consumption on New Year’s Eve
Gastro 21 Dec 2009

Healthy alcohol consumption on New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve is a night when a lot of people attend social gatherings. People typically drink alcohol on New Year's Eve, and while many…
New Year’s resolution: Quit smoking
Cancer 14 Dec 2009

New Year’s resolution: Quit smoking

Even though smoking carries serious health risks, a significant proportion of the population continues to smoke. Many smokers attempt to quit at some stage, and…
Smoking and Passive Smoking during Pregnancy
Children's health 10 Dec 2009

Smoking and Passive Smoking during Pregnancy

Smoking or being exposed to tobacco smoke, either before or during pregnancy is associated with a range of poor pregnancy outcomes, including reduced fertility, an…
Fertility: How tobacco, alcohol and drugs affect sperm
Gastro 25 May 2009

Fertility: How tobacco, alcohol and drugs affect sperm

How tobacco, alcohol and drugs affect sperm: Smoking, recreational drug use and some medical drugs can all cause male infertility.
How Smoking Affects Skin Health
Cancer 22 May 2009

How Smoking Affects Skin Health

Smoking and skin health: Smoking is associated with premature ageing and wrinkles, as well as more serious skin conditions such as skin cancer and psoriasis.¬†Smoking…