News tagged with alcohol policy
Maurizio Porfiri, an associate professor of mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), is best known for his work on biologically inspired robots that mimic the movement of schooling ...
Other May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
including supermarkets, drinks companies, and trade associations – distorted international evidence on effective alcohol control measures in an attempt to influence the Scottish Government's public health policy to its ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australians are increasingly drinking alcohol to get drunk but just one in five believe they drink too much.
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drop in alcohol-related deaths by nearly a third follows minimum alcohol price increase of 10 percent
A new study made available online today in Addiction shows that, between 2002 and 2009, the percentage of deaths caused by alcohol in British Columbia, Canada dropped more than expected when minimum alcohol price was increa ...
Addiction Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from the Journal of Marketing Management suggests that the UK's alcohol problem will continue to worsen until the availability and cultural presence of alcohol is subject to stricter controls.
Addiction Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts to reduce underage exposure to alcohol advertising by implementing time restrictions have not worked, according to new research from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Setting minimum prices for alcohol increases health and economic benefits, say international experts, who met today for a seminar on alcohol pricing and public health.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An editorial to be published by the scientific journal Addiction has been made available online, revealing that negotiations are underway behind closed doors for a far-reaching new trade and investment agreement that could ...
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A batch of home-brewed liquor thought to have been laced with the highly toxic chemical methanol has killed 143 people in eastern India, an official told AFP on Thursday.
Health Dec 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"Would legal regulation and control of drugs better protect children?" is a question posed by former President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso in an editorial to be published in the January issue of Elsevier's International Jo ...
Medications Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its global status report on alcohol and health for 2011. Forum members largely agree with the discussion in the report of the serious health and societal problems associated ...
Health Jul 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Administrative information can be useful for surveillance and understanding of alcohol-related harm in young people, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The influence of "Big Alcohol" in the health arena deserves as much scrutiny as Big Pharma and Big Tobacco, especially in light of evidence of bias in funded research, unsupported claims of benefit, and inappropriate promotion ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0