University of Queensland News (16 October 2019) ‘Researcher to study Canada’s success in preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder‘. Associate Professor Deborah Askew’s newly awarded Churchill Fellowship will allow her to learn from urban First Nations communities in Canada and Alaska about how they have successfully reduced rates of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).
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Bradley Carlson (15 October 2019) Wisconsin Second In US For Binge Drinking Rate, Study Finds’. The Burden Of Binge Drinking’ Points To Economic, Health And Social Consequences Of A High Binge Drinking Rate.
University of Queensland News (9 October 2019) Study in rats suggests special occasion drinking during pregnancy may cause harm. University of Queensland.
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 […]
Zhang, S., Wang, L., Yang, T., Chen, L., Zhao, L., Wang, T., … Qin, J. (2019). Parental alcohol consumption and the risk of congenital heart diseases in offspring: An updated systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.
CBC News (10 September 2019) Yukon, Canada ‘Kwanlin Dün partners in program to help people with FASD in justice system’. Navigator-Advocates’ help Indigenous offenders with FASD understand the legal process.
Svetlana Popova, Shannon Lange, Vladimir Poznyak, Albert E. Chudley, Kevin D. Shield, James N. Reynolds, Margaret Murray and Jürgen Rehm (July 2019) ‘Population-based prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Canada’. BMC Public Health Open Access.
Steven J. Ondersma, Grace Chang, Tiffany Blake‐Lamb, Kathryn Gilstad‐Hayden, John Orav, Jessica R. Beatty, Gregory L. Goyert, Kimberly A. Yonkers (21 June 2019) ‘Accuracy of five self-report screening instruments for substance use in pregnancy‘. Findings: Performance of all instruments varied significantly with race, site and economic status. Addiction