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Weekly news update: Study provides new alcohol and pregnancy data

Posted 14/12/12

National news

Irish back alcohol plan
Scottish ministers have received strong support from the Irish Government in their battle with Brussels to avoid having minimum unit pricing of alcohol declared in breach of EU rules.  Click here for more...

Parents 'should drink alcohol less in front of their children' says report
Parents should drink less in front of their children if they want to prevent their offspring becoming binge drinkers, a new report suggests today.  Click here for more...

Meet the new puritans: young Britons cut back on drink and drugs
Figures show 'cultural shift' as students reject the excesses of the last two decades.  Click here for more...

Minimum drink plan case made to Brussels
Scottish Health Secretary Alex Neil is in Brussels to make the case for his government's controversial minimum drink pricing plans.  Click here for more...


International news

Population-based study provides new alcohol and pregnancy data (Aus)
From the findings of the first-ever population-based study of its kind in Australia, a Curtin University researcher has released a report highlighting the impact of maternal alcohol consumption on the health and development of children.  Click here for more...

Alcohol pricing policies save lives and increase profits, experts say (Can)
Setting minimum prices for alcohol increases health and economic benefits, say international experts, who met today for a seminar on alcohol pricing and public health. Click here for more...

 
Events

The Alcohol Research UK Conference 2013
Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London, 12th March 2013.  Click here for more...