alcohol

13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever
13 drinks a session: risky teen drinkers drinking more than ever (1 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 »

Low-level drinking during pregnancy influences babies’ facial development
Low-level drinking during pregnancy influences babies’ facial development (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers studied 415 babies who had 3D photographs of their faces taken at age one. Mothers were asked about their drinking habits before and throughout their pregnancies. “We know that alcohol use in pregnancy contributes to how the face is ... Read More »

Link between growing up in affluent communities and drug and alcohol addiction
Link between growing up in affluent communities and drug and alcohol addiction (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

They have what most would want — affluent upwardly mobile parents, living in comfortable homes in the suburbs, going to an elite high school and being groomed for the nation’s best colleges. And they appear to thrive in this setting ... Read More »

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working
Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A random encounter with a warning sign at a north Eugene grocery store put Gulcan Cil on the trail of research toward her doctoral degree and, now, a newly published paper. The paper, published in the Journal of Health Economics, took a ... Read More »

Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group
Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy? Do you want to have a say in improving diagnosis and treatment for people and families living with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to join a national ... Read More »

Teaching teens the truth about alcohol
Teaching teens the truth about alcohol (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High school students are being challenged to think critically about alcohol advertising, as they take part in an innovative new program designed to counter alcohol industry messages. The media literacy program, known as Game Changer+, will be introduced in selected ... Read More »

Young people drinking less
Young people drinking less (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new report by Australia’s Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at La Trobe looked at trends in alcohol consumption across the nation and uncovered a stark generational shift responsible for declining drinking rates. The dry charge is being led by ... Read More »

 
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