Men’s Alcohol Consumption When Becoming a Father


Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) and the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) warmly invite you to join us online on Thursday 25 February from 12:30-14:00 GMT for the second Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021.

Is There a Link Between a Father's Environment and Drug Tolerance in Children?

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A new study published in the  journal eLife suggest that a father’s nicotine use could have an effect on children’s risk of some diseases. The investigation found that the offspring of mice routinely exposed to nicotine developed chemical resistances.

The results provide a potential framework for looking at how information about a father’s historical environmental exposure can be passed on to future generations.