alcohol

Receptor de glicina y alcoholismo: participación de la subunidad alfa 1 del receptor de glicina presente en el circuito de la recompensa cerebral frente al consumo de alcohol

Este lunes 12 de septiembre, a las 20:00 hrs. se realizará la reunión académica del Grupo de Trabajo de Adicciones de Sonepsyn, junto a ISSUP-Chile.

Dr. Aníbal Araya Martinez, Doctor en Farmacología de la Universidad de Chile, nos presentará el tema: "Receptor de glicina y alcoholismo: participación de la subunidad alfa 1 del receptor de glicina presente en el circuito de la recompensa cerebral frente al consumo de alcohol".

Road traffic injury risk from alcohol and cannabis use among emergency department patients in Argentina

Citation
Conde K, Peltzer RI, Gimenez PV, Salomón T, Suarez G, Monteiro M et al. Road traffic injury risk from alcohol and cannabis use among emergency department patients in Argentina. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2022;46:e116. https://doi.org/10.26633/ RPSP.2022.116
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ABSTRACT

Objective. To report the risk from alcohol, cannabis, and their combined use for non-fatal road traffic injuries for drivers, passengers, and pedestrians.

Methods. Risk was estimated using the case-crossover method. Participants (N= 306) were injured patients from an emergency department in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

2022 Medical Council on Alcohol Symposium on Alcohol & Health

London, United Kingdom,

Programme 

09:00- Registration & Refreshments

09:40- Welcome

09:50- ‘Deaths from Alcohol-related Liver Disease: can we really make a difference?’, Prof Ewan Forrest

10:20 -'Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless drinkers, street drinkers and service providers', Dr Elena Dimova

Habitual Alcohol Intake and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation in Young Adults in Korea

Citation
Han M, Lee S, Choi E, et al. Habitual Alcohol Intake and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation in Young Adults in Korea. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(9):e2229799. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.29799
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Abstract

Importance  Guidelines recommend that all risk factors for early-onset atrial fibrillation, including lifestyle factors, be proactively managed, considering the poor prognosis of the disease. Not much is known about the association of cumulative alcohol intake with the risk of atrial fibrillation in young adults aged 20 to 39 years, especially among heavy drinkers.

The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Self-Help Program to Reduce Alcohol Use Among Adults With Drinking Patterns Considered Harmful, Hazardous, or Suggestive of Dependence in Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Randomized Controlled Trial

Citation
Schaub M, Tiburcio M, Martínez-Vélez N, Ambekar A, Bhad R, Wenger A, Baumgartner C, Padruchny D, Osipchik S, Poznyak V, Rekve D, Landi Moraes F, Monezi Andrade A, Oliveira Souza-Formigoni M, WHO E-Health Project On Alcohol And Health Investigators Group. The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Self-Help Program to Reduce Alcohol Use Among Adults With Drinking Patterns Considered Harmful, Hazardous, or Suggestive of Dependence in Four Low- and Middle Income Countries: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res 2021;23(8):e21686.
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Abstract

Background:Given the scarcity of alcohol prevention and use disorder treatments in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the World Health Organization has launched an eHealth portal that includes the web-based self-help program “Alcohol e-Health.”

Objective:We aimed to test the effectiveness of the Alcohol e-Health program in a randomized controlled trial.

Alcohol Use Disorder: Our Nation’s Hidden Epidemic

Washington DC, United States,

What’s causing the rise in alcohol use disorder (AUD) nationwide? How is COVID-19 contributing to the surge? What impact is AUD having on communities across the country?

No place for cheap alcohol: the potential value of minimum pricing for protecting lives

Published by
WHO
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Overview 

The WHO European Region has some of the highest levels of alcohol consumption and corresponding rates of alcohol-related harm in the world. Pricing policies and taxation are among the most effective measures that policy-makers can use to address these harms, but they remain underutilized across the Region. 

Corporate Political Activity of the Alcohol and Gambling Industry

online, United Kingdom,

About this event

Unhealthy commodity industries use strategies to influence policy decisions in line with their commercial interests. The gambling industry has received comparatively little attention in this space compared to the tobacco and alcohol industries.