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 […]

Canada’s growing Indigenous prison population ‘a national travesty’.

Ian Mulgrew (29 Jan 2020) Canada’s growing Indigenous prison population ‘a national travesty’. “…73 per cent of the men and 80 per cent of the women have the criteria for qualifying for a current mental disorder, 29 require follow-up with mental health services, 25 per cent have some kind of cognitive deficit, 10 to 23 […]

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 […]

The types of alcohol Australians are drinking

Prodanovic D (3 December 2019) Roy Morgan: Spirits consumption increasing. “Looking at the types of alcohol Australians are drinking, spirits is one of the stronger categories over the last few years with consumption increasing from 25.9 per cent in 2014 to 26.7 per cent [5,234,000] as of September 2019,” said Roy Morgan CEO Michele Levine. […]