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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder : a guideline for diagnosis across the lifespan

Jocelynn L. Cook CMAJ 2015. DOI:10.1503 /cmaj.141593 Despite 40 years of research, there are still gaps in knowledge and evidence related to the diagno¬sis of FASD. For obvious ethical [...]

Systematic Review of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Interventions Across the Life Span

There is growing evidence for interventions that improve outcomes for early to middle childhood. However, a lack of research exists outside of this developmental period. This lack of [...]

Prevalence and predictors of alcohol use during pregnancy

Our data suggest that alcohol use during pregnancy is prevalent and socially pervasive in the UK, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. New policy and interventions are required to reduce [...]

Eurocare General Assembly calls for the defence of Loi Evin

10/06/2015 Today (10th June) Eurocare General Assembly expressed its deep concern over developments in France, with regards to loi Evin. The European Alcohol Policy Alliance, [...]

Alcoholic drinks should state calorie content, say MEPs

Plans for labelling the calorie content of alcoholic beverages should be tabled by the European Commission at the latest in 2016, said MEPs on Wednesday. The resolution calls [...]

Eurocare Alcohol Strategy

Call for a Comprehensive Alcohol Policy Strategy in the European Union 2016-2025 The European Union has the highest rate of alcohol consumption in the world (10.2 litres of [...]