alcohol

Teen binge drinking influenced by adults
Teen binge drinking influenced by adults April 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenage binge drinking is influenced heavily by the role of adults in endorsing and facilitating unsafe behaviours, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia Business School. The study, selected as one of three Highly Commended ... Read More »

Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease
Quality early childhood programs help prevent adult chronic disease April 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High-quality early childhood development programs with health care and nutritional components can help prevent or delay the onset of adult chronic disease, according to a new study by Nobel laureate economist James Heckman and researchers at the University of Chicago, ... Read More »

Smartphone app to regulate alcohol intake and breastfeeding times
Smartphone app to regulate alcohol intake and breastfeeding times March 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Curtin University research has helped in the development of a Smartphone app to assist breastfeeding mothers to regulate the timing of their alcohol intake so as to not affect breastmilk. Dr Roslyn Giglia, Research Fellow at Curtin’s School of Public ... Read More »

There’s no safe level of drinking during pregnancy
There’s no safe level of drinking during pregnancy December 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in humans with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), according to neuroscientists at the University of California, Riverside. ... Read More »

Energy drinks plus alcohol pose a public health threat
Energy drinks plus alcohol pose a public health threat December 11, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mixing energy drinks with alcohol is riskier than just drinking alcohol alone, according to a new study that examines the impact of a growing trend among young adults. Published in the current issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health, the ... Read More »

Youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family
Youth get cigarettes and alcohol from friends and family October 12, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A survey conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows that a majority of those underage students in Ontario who smoke or drink are getting cigarettes and alcohol from a friend or family member. Youth and cigarettes ... Read More »

More than one in five parents believe they have little influences in preventing teens from using illicit substances
More than one in five parents believe they have little influences in preventing teens from using illicit substances June 16, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new report indicates that more than one in five parents of teens aged 12 to 17 (22.3 percent) think what they say has little influence on whether or not their child uses illicit substances, tobacco, or alcohol. This report ... Read More »

Would you ‘Like’ a drink? Youth drinking cultures, social networking and alcohol marketing
Would you ‘Like’ a drink? Youth drinking cultures, social networking and alcohol marketing May 21, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Preventing alcohol abuse, especially among young people, has long been a focus of public-health campaigns. But despite the well-publicised social and medical consequences of drinking too much it’s clear that for many, heavy drinking has become a normal part of life. ... Read More »

Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in childhood
Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to developmental problems in childhood April 27, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Light drinking during pregnancy is not linked to adverse behavioural or cognitive outcomes in childhood, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This study collated data from the Millennium Cohort Study, a national ... Read More »

Children more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults
Children more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults March 8, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children in Britain are more exposed to alcohol promotion than adults and need much stronger protection, warn experts. In an editorial to coincide with publication of the UK’s first independent alcohol strategy, Professor Gerard Hastings at the University of Stirling ... Read More »







 
 
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