Topic: Research

NEWS: EU: NCDs Fuel Government Health Expenditure

In 2015 at the level of the EU, health expenditure remained the second largest item of general government expenditure after spending on ‘social protection’. Between 70% to 80% of healthcare costs are spent on NCDs. This corresponds to €700 billion in the European Union – a number that is set to increase in the coming years…

Association Between Clinically Recorded Alcohol Consumption And Initial Presentation Of 12 Cardiovascular Diseases

Heterogeneous associations exist between level of alcohol consumption and the initial presentation of cardiovascular diseases. This has implications for counselling patients, public health communication, and clinical research, suggesting a more nuanced approach to the role of alcohol in prevention of cardiovascular disease is necessary…

25‐Year Alcohol Consumption Trajectories And Their Association With Arterial Aging

This work demonstrates that consistently heavy alcohol consumption is associated with higher cardiovascular risk, especially among males, and also provides new insights into the potential impact of changes in alcohol intake levels over time. It discusses the additional insights possible when capturing longitudinal consumption patterns in lieu of reliance on recent intake…

Drug And Alcohol Review: Special Issue On Intimate Partner Violence

A Special Issue on Intimate partner violence and substance misuse has just been published by Drug and Alcohol Review edited by Dr Gail Gilchrist (King’s College London) and Professor Kelsey Hegarty (University of Melbourne)…

NEWS: USA: Less Than 50% Know About Alcohol And Cancer

Fewer Than Half of Americans Know Alcohol Affects Cancer Risk
More Americans attribute stress and other unproven factors leading to cancer than recognize that alcohol, processed meat and other lifestyle habits have clear links to cancer risk, according to a new survey from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR)…

EVENT: Conference On Mental Health And Alcohol And Drug Research

The annual researcher conference on mental health and alcohol and drug research offers an annual meeting place for researchers, project supervision for doctoral candidates and lectures by outstanding international lecturers.
The three-day research conference will feature plenary lectures by national and international guest speakers…