Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Under the influence: How COVID has affected our drinking

COVID-19 has changed our alcohol purchasing and consumption patterns in individual and unexpected ways, demonstrating resilience and a focus on self-care, according to a new UNSW study.


Economists say sugar taxes likely to be effective

Debates on a proposed tax for sugar sweetened beverages in South Africa have reached fever pitch with the local food and beverage industry squaring up against the proposed sugary drinks tax expected to be implemented in April ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reviews risk factors for chronic disease in Vietnam

(HealthDay)—Risk factors for chronic disease seem to be common in Vietnam, and include high blood pressure, increasing overweight and obesity, tobacco and alcohol use, and inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teenagers avoid early alcohol misuse through personality management

In a study published in the very first issue of the new journal JAMA Psychiatry, researchers from Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, University of Montreal and King's College London have shown that personality-targeted ...

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