Category: International News

New alcohol decree requires beer establishments to display health warnings.

Phong Dong (27 Feb 2020) New alcohol decree requires beer establishments to display health warnings.  Bars and restaurants selling beer and other beverages with alcohol content of 15 percent or below have to display health warnings under new legal provisions. Under the decree guiding the new Law on Preventing Alcohol’s Harmful Effects that came into effect […]

Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice

Roberts, Sarah C. M. DrPH; Mericle, Amy A. PhD; Subbaraman, Meenakshi S. PhD, MS; Thomas, Sue PhD; Kerr, William PhD; Berglas, Nancy F. DrPH ‘Variations by Education Status in Relationships Between Alcohol/Pregnancy Policies and Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Care Utilization: A Legal Epidemiology Study. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice’. March/April 2020 – Volume 26 – Issue – p […]

Research: One in seven Czech adults is Alcoholic

Prague Morning. (3 Feb 2020) One in Seven Czechs Adults is Alcoholic Study Says. The average Czech drinks 14.4 liters of pure alcohol a year, which is twice as much as the global average with Czech men consuming four times more alcohol than women, according to a poll conducted by leading research agency MEDIAN for […]

Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood.

Gyllencreutz E, et al. (January 2020) Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood. The most common refractive error was astigmatism. In children with FASD, ophthalmological findings like refractive errors, strabismus, and fundus abnormalities are frequent and continue into early adulthood. The characteristic facial features of FAS diminish […]