Alcohol comes in a wide range of drinks with different alcoholic strengths, colours and tastes. Alcohol often has labels with useful information, such as how many units are in the drink. All labels are required by law to display the strength of the drink (alcohol by volume, or ABV).
Yes, alcohol can cause 7 different types of cancer.
It’s alcohol itself that causes damage - what type of alcohol you drink doesn’t matter.
Whatever your drinking habits, cutting down will reduce your risk.
In 2019, there were 7,565 deaths registered in the UK that related to alcohol-specific causes, the second highest since the data time series began in 2001.