alcohol

Make pregnancy health warning labels mandatory for alcohol products
Make pregnancy health warning labels mandatory for alcohol products (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Doctors from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) are calling for the Australian Government to introduce mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol products. “Drinking alcohol while pregnant can lead to birth defects and lifelong neurodevelopmental problems associated with Fetal ... Read More »

Drinking changes young adults’ metabolite profile
Drinking changes young adults’ metabolite profile (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescent drinking is associated with changes in the metabolite profile, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital shows. Some of these changes were found to correlate with reduced brain grey matter volume, especially in ... Read More »

Looking beyond peer influence on teen substance use
Looking beyond peer influence on teen substance use (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents and adults spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of friends and peers when it comes to teen substance use – drinking alcohol, binge drinking, marijuana use and other illicit drugs. Is it all about an adolescent’s ... Read More »

Alcohol adverts may be in breach of advertising code
Alcohol adverts may be in breach of advertising code (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of young drinkers’ responses to alcohol advertising has found that not only are current advertisements highly appealing to young people, they appear to use actors who are perceived as being under the age of 25 – in direct ... Read More »

Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report
Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young people are more likely to start drinking alcohol earlier and at risky levels as a direct result of alcohol companies targeting them via advertising, a review by Curtin University has found. The report, released today, also concluded that alcohol ... Read More »

Changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking
Changing parent attitudes reason for drop in teen drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian teenagers are reporting far lower drinking rates than their peers two decades ago, mostly because alcohol is now harder for them to access, a new Deakin University study has found. The research, completed in collaboration with the Murdoch Children’s ... Read More »

13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever
13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The National Drug and Research Centre Annual Symposium heard about research that finds the heaviest teen drinkers consume 11 to 15 drinks in one session. Fewer young people are drinking, but the one in five teenagers who are continuing to drink at risky levels appear to do ... Read More »

Parents who supply teens with booze increasing risk of heavy drinking
Parents who supply teens with booze increasing risk of heavy drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents supplying their teens with alcohol are not only fuelling underage drinking but are increasing the risk that their children and their children’s friends will drink heavily. Australia-first research led by Dr Gary Chan from The University of Queensland’s Centre ... Read More »

Perceptions about body image linked to increased alcohol, tobacco use for teens
Perceptions about body image linked to increased alcohol, tobacco use for teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How teenagers perceive their appearance, including their body image, can have significant impacts on health and wellness. Prior body image research has shown that people with negative body image are more likely to develop eating disorders and are more likely ... Read More »

Ambulance calls show teen excess alcohol consumption
Ambulance calls show teen excess alcohol consumption (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Underage and young females were so intoxicated from alcohol they needed urgent medical assistance more often than young men in 2016, the latest State-wide ambulance call-out figures released by St John Ambulance WA and the McCusker Centre for Action on ... Read More »

 
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