Selected alcohol media reports since the August roundup:
British doctors and scientists have developed a pioneering technology that could save the lives of hundreds of people with livers damaged by alcohol abuse and obesity, reported the Mirror.
Stressed mothers are increasingly turning to wine after the school run, according to a report which suggests parents with children at home are the most likely to have a drink problem. Telegraph
Raiding the fridge or downing glasses of water after a night of heavy drinking won't improve your sore head. Instead, the only way to prevent a hangover is to drink less alcohol, Dutch research suggests. BBC News
Alcohol consumption protects against heart attacks - but increases the risk of many cancers as well as the likelihood of being injured, a global study has found. Telegraph
A survey by Cancer Research UK reveals around one in four questioned admitted the after-effects of their boozing stopped them going outside to enjoy the good weather this summer. Daily Mail
The Independent looked at what alcohol really does to your eyesight, suggesting heavy drinkers will also be more prone to eye conditions and declining eyesight in the long term.
Potential new powers could require Bridlington’s late-night alcohol vendors to pay towards the consequences of excessive boozing, says Bridlington Free Press of a proposed Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO), although no other areas have introduced one.
Liverpool clubs, pubs and bars that open after midnight could be hit with a “late night levy” costing venues up to £4,400 a year. Liverpool Echo
Police in Sheffield have launched a new campaign after statistics show that students in the city are more likely to become the victims of alcohol-fuelled violence than other residents.The Star
Clubbers and pubgoers in Huddersfield could be breathalysed by door staff in a bid to reduce drunken behaviour. BBC News
The introduction of a lower drink-drive limit in Scotland has had no impact on the rates of offending, says the Independent. However the statistics suggest people are adhering to the new lower limit according to the police.
Other alcohol news
Is cannabis more harmful than alcohol? 'No comment' says the UK government in the Independent
A review of a two-litre cask of pineapple punch-flavoured Vodka Cruiser on the website of a major alcohol retailer apparently written by a 12-year-old – who described the drink as having a “gr8 flava” and as being good value for money – has been named the worst alcohol advertisement of 2014-15. Guardian
A specialist centre set up to support street drinkers and rough sleepers in Liverpool has provided help to almost 400 people over the summer. Liverpool Echo
Just one drink can make you a menace on the roads, even if you are below the legal limit, according to new research. Daily Mail
Pregnant women and those trying to conceive should not drink alcohol, Wales' chief medical officer has said. BBC News
The rise of the sober students: Freshers Week has never been so teetotal says the Telegraph
Alcohol industry news
Spirits major Pernod Ricard has played down the potential damage if a key European legal ruling on the minimum pricing of alcohol in Scotland sides with the Scottish Government, says the Scotsman
Responsible drinking initiatives driven by the industry were commended in a report released by the British Beer and Pub Association ahead of the first Global Beer Responsibility Day on September 2015. Morning Advertiser or see Alcohol Policy UK's analysis.