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Controlled drinking — non‐abstinent versus abstinent treatment goals in alcohol use disorder: a systematic review, meta‐analysis and meta‐regression
Controlled drinking, particularly if supported by specific psychotherapy, appears to be a viable option where an abstinence‐oriented approach is not applicable.
Increased risk of dementia in older female US veterans with alcohol use disorder
Alcohol use disorder among female US veterans aged more than 55 years appears to be associated with a more than threefold increase of dementia.
The impact of comprehensive tobacco control policies on cardiovascular diseases in Beijing, China
Beijing's 2015 tobacco control policy package appears to have been associated with a more than 10% reduction in all cardiovascular hospital admissions.
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