Category: International News

Alcohol industry-funded websites fail to give full evidence on key risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy.

Mirage News (14 October 2019) Alcohol industry-funded websites fail to give full evidence on key risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Extract from Audrey W. Y. Lim, May C. I. Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani Hessari, Mark P. Petticrew. Pregnancy, Fertility, Breastfeeding, and Alcohol Consumption: An Analysis of Framing and Completeness of Information Disseminated by Alcohol […]

Russia’s alcohol policy: a continuing success story

The Lancet (5 October 2019) ‘Russia’s alcohol policy: a continuing success story’. Russians are officially drinking less and, as a consequence, are living longer than ever before: life expectancies reached an historic peak in 2018—almost 68 years for men and 78 years for women—according to a WHO report examining the effects of alcohol control measures […]