Science Daily - More
detailed alcohol warning labels could reduce health harms, researchers suggest
In a new perspective piece, experts propose updating alcohol container warning labels as a strategy to help consumers make more informed decisions about how much they imbibe.
CBC (Canada) - Dr.
Strang explains newly proposed guidelines of alcohol consumption
Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health says people should know the risks associated with alcohol consumption after a national advisory organization proposed new guidelines earlier this week.
HCPLive - Higher
Alcohol Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
Persistent moderate to heavy drinking and increased cumulative alcohol consumption burden might increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in young adults, according to new findings.
(Cyprus) - Road safety slogans to be included in alcohol and vehicle ads
Alcohol and vehicle advertisements will be required to include road safety messages according to a proposal approved by cabinet on Wednesday.
(Ireland) - Why does Ireland have so many cases of foetal alcohol syndrome?
The unequivocal message that no amount of alcohol is safe for a foetus at any stage of pregnancy is a challenging one to deliver in our drink-fuelled culture.
Africa) - It's possible to enjoy non-alcoholic drink - deputy minister warns
women against drinking while pregnant
According to the World Health Organisation, South Africa has the highest Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) rates globally. The country has an estimated average rate of 6% of globally reported cases - and in some communities in the Western Cape, the average rates climb even higher.
ABC (Australia) -
Port Augusta's ongoing alcohol restrictions receive support as community
One of Port Augusta's alcohol treatment centres and the Member for Giles have thrown their support behind the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner's decision to make the city's alcohol restrictions ongoing from November 1.
Health (Japan) - The Curious Case of Japan's Alcohol Contest
People are buying less alcohol in Japan these days. The National Tax Agency wants to change that.
- World Cup organisers in Qatar finalize policy to allow beer sales to fans
Organizers of the World Cup in Qatar have finalized a policy to serve beer with alcohol to soccer fans at stadiums and fan zones in the Muslim-majority country.
Treatment (USA) - Research Report: The Effect of Alcohol on Aging
In the United States – and in many countries around the world – we’ve normalized alcohol consumption to the extent that when we read news stories about the dangers of alcohol, most of us are surprised.
Center - Drinking Increases Risk for All Cancers, New Study Shows
A study published last month in JAMA Network Open found that people who increased their alcohol consumption experienced an increased risk for all cancers, including alcohol-related cancers.
Alcohol and Drug
Report - Research review: alcohol policies are undermined by increased
alcohol industry influence
The alcohol industry's growing international influence is reflected in alcohol policy-making in many countries, according to a forthcoming book by an international team of researchers.
Institute - ‘Glass baby’ makes future parents think before they drink
A hard-hitting awareness campaign on the dangers of drinking during pregnancy successfully increased concerns about unborn babies’ exposure to alcohol and discouraged women from drinking while pregnant.