Reducing daily alcohol intake could prevent 4,600 deaths every year, including more than 2,600 from cancer, experts from Oxford University have said.
Diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes are becoming the dominant cause of death and disability globally, a landmark international study has revealed.
Researchers have warned that many drinkers significantly underestimate the cancer risks associated with alcohol.
Over 20,000 people are diagnosed with an alcohol-related cancer each year in the UK - more than enough to fill Wimbledon's Centre Court.
In order to cut premature death rates, the world's politicians need to focus on "simple measures" like anti-tobacco policies, cutting salt levels in food, and improving...
Non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of death around the world, the World Health Organisation has said.