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Is the evidence base really shifting for low risk drinking guidelines? November 2016
Critique 194: Long-term alcohol use and mortality among Swedish women November 2016
Critique 193: The association of reported alcohol intake with the risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage: A meta-analysis October 2016
Critique 192: The association of alcohol consumption with the risk of prostate cancer September 2016
Critique 191: A new study on the mechanisms of alcohol’s effects on health and disease August 2016
Critique 190: Alcohol intake during middle age and later atherosclerosis August 2016
Critique 189: Importance of drinking pattern on the effects of wine on health July 2016
Critique 188: Alcohol-attributable cancer in New Zealand June 2016
Critique 187: Alcohol and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin June 2016
Critique 186: Changes in alcohol and effects on risk of breast cancer and heart disease May 2016
Critique 185: An innovative assessment of alcohol consumption and the risk of atrial fibrillation April 2016
Critique 184: A major new meta-analysis on alcohol consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer April 2016
Critique 183: An unusual analysis of the association of alcohol consumption with mortality March 2016
Critique 182: A major meta-analysis on the association of alcohol consumption with the risk of diabetes mellitus March 2016
Critique 181: Support for a causal role of alcohol consumption in improving the lipid profile February 2016
Critique 180: The association of alcohol intake with total mortality risk among women February 2016
Workshop on the contribution of alcohol education to reduce underage drinking, 20th October 2015 Nov 2015
Alcohol Education Programmes to Help Reduce Underage Drinking Nov 2015
Critique 179: Response to proposed guidelines regarding alcohol consumption in “Guidelines for a Healthy Diet” from the the Health Council of the Netherlands January 2016
Critique 178: The association of alcohol intake with health-related quality of life January 2016
Critique 177: A clinical trial testing the effects of alcohol on inflammatory markers December 2015
Critique 176: A New Report on Alcohol Consumption and Total Mortality Risk December 2015
Critique 174: Two-year clinical trial of wine administration in diabetics who were previous abstainers or very-light drinkers Oct 2015
Critique 173: A Large Study of the Association of Alcohol with the Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction Oct 2015
Critique 172: Alcohol and the risk of developing diabetes Oct 2015
Critique 171: A global assessment of alcohol and health Sep 2015
Critique 170: An update on the association of alcohol consumption with the risk of cancer Sep 2015
Critique 169: Effects of IQ on risk of morbidity and mortality related to alcohol consumption Aug 2015
Critique 168: Effects of alcohol on blood pressure in women: A randomized trial July 2015
Critique 167: What determines a person’s belief that “alcohol is heart-healthy?” July 2015
Critique 166: The association between alcohol consumption and suicidal ideation and suicidal attempt July 2015
Critique 165: Fibre intake may modify the association of alcohol consumption with certain hormone-dependent cancers July 2015
Critique 164: Why are the harmful effects of alcohol consumption greater among people with low education and income? July 2015
Critique 163: The association of alcohol consumption with the risk of developing heart failure May 2015
Critique 162: What is the association between alcohol consumption and cancer? April 2015
Critique 161: The effects of alcohol consumption on the risk of hip fracture March 2015
Critique 160: Do the calories in alcoholic beverages lead to increased obesity? March 2015
Critique 159: Alcohol as a component of the Mediterranean-type diet; effects on the risk of mortality among diabetics March 2015
Critique 158: Comments on Alcohol Recommendations included in the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee March 2015

Critique 157: A mistaken interpretation of data relating alcohol to mortality

Feb 2015
Critique 156: The pattern of alcohol consumption and risk of cirrhosis Feb 2015
Critique 155: The effects of alcohol consumption on the risk of developing heart failure Jan 2015
Nature’s Medicine? by Erik Skovenborg Jan 2015
Critique 154: Effects of changes in alcohol consumption on risk of dementia among elderly women – 12 January 2015 Jan 2015
Critique 153: Moderate alcohol intake may lower the risk of developing diabetes among obese subjects – 11 December 2014 Dec 2014
Critique 152: Specific genetic factors modify the reduction in heart disease risk from alcohol consumption Nov 2014
Critique 151: “Fetal alcohol syndromes” result from multiple maternal factors during pregnancy Nov 2014
Commentary on Simons LA. Alcohol intake and survival in Australian seniors: the Dubbo Study by Creina Stockley Nov 2014
Beer and Health Conference, Brussels, 30th September 2014 by Helena Conibear Oct 2014
Critique 150: A new meta-analysis on the relation of alcohol consumption to the risk of ischemic heart disease Oct 2014
Critique 149: The association of alcohol consumption with the risk of death from colorectal cancer Oct 2014
Critique 148: Alcohol and liver cancer Oct 2014
Critique 147: Association of alcohol intake with different types of breast cancer Sep 2014
Critique 146: Alcohol and the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm Sep 2014
Critique 145: Alcohol consumption and brain structure on MRI scans Aug 2014
Critique 144: Alcohol consumption and risk of endometrial cancer Aug 2014
Critique 143: A Mendelian randomization assessment of alcohol and cardiovascular disease July 2014
Critique 142: A large study of alcohol consumption and mortality July 2014
Critique 141: A world-wide study of alcohol consumption and the risk of myocardial infarction July 2014
Critique 140: A meta-analysis shows that light alcohol consumption is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, while heavier drinking may increase risk July 2014
Critique 139: Does adjustment for stress levels explain the protective effect of moderate drinking on the risk of mortality? May 2014
Critique 138: Underreporting of alcohol intake affects the relation of alcohol to the risk of cancer April 2014
Is there a safe level of alcohol consumption? by Helena Conibear April 2014
Critique 137: Alcohol intake prior to and during pregnancy and birth outcomes March 2014
Critique 136: Alcohol’s effects on cardiovascular risk among subjects with diabetes mellitus March 2014
Critique 135: Binge drinking greatly increases mortality risk among moderate drinkers March 2014
Critique 134: Comments on “Section 2.3, Alcohol Consumption,” from the “World Cancer Report 2014” issued by the World Health Organization Feb 2014
Critique 133: Alcohol intake may lower the risk of developing multiple sclerosis – Feb 2014
A brief history of alcohol and warfare By Rupert Millar Feb 2014
Drinkaware annual conference ‘2014, A catalyst for change?’ Feb 2014
Critique 132: Pattern of alcohol consumption and cause of death in a large European prospective study Jan 2014
Critique 131: Effects of alcohol consumption on the risk of gout Dec 2013
Critique 130: How alcohol consumption may interact with genetic factors that relate to health and disease Dec  2013
Critique 129: Association of alcohol consumption with skin cancer; A report from the Women’s Health Initiative Nov  2013
Expansion of alcohol education outreaches for schools in Nordic Regions Dec 2013
Key messages from Wine Health 2013 – International Wine and Health Conference, Sydney by Creina Stockley, Health and Regulatory Information Manager, Oc 2013
International sensible drinking guidelines Nov 2013
Blood Alcohol Concentration Driving Limits - worldwide Nov 2013
Legal drinking age table - worldwide Nov 2013
AIM 21st birtday conference - Alcohol education, what works for young people October 2012
AIM 21st birtday conference -The development of lower alcohol beverages, with a spotlight on successful markets and innovations October 2012
Is it merely a myth that alcoholic beverages such as red wine can be cardioprotective? by Creina Stockley MSc MBA May 2012
Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study (HBSC): 2009/2010 report May 2012
Alcohol and human health: Sorting out the facts... by Creina Stockley MSc MBA April 2012
Alcohol consumption and cancer: there’s more to the story - a perspective from Australia Creina Stockley MSc MBA February 2012
Public Consultation on the Australian Dietary Guidelines February 2012
UK Science an Technology committee - Eleventh report - Alcohol Guidelines January 2012
EU Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action - 9th meeting, Brussels Nov 2011 January 2012
Alcohol consumption and the elderly, do adult responsible drinking
guidelines apply?
December 2011
Breast cancer and its association with alcohol
Creina Stockley, Msc MBA
November 2011
'Alcohol policy rooted in partnership can deliver long-term change' by Jeremy Beadles , Chief Executive of the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, UK April 2011
The metabolism of alcohol and its effects on estimating blood alcohol concentration April 2011

New Canadian Low Risk Guidelines agreed

April 2011
Social aspects and communication regarding alcohol and health via national drinking guidelines March 2011
US 2010 Dietary Guidelines released March 2011
Paternalism versus evidence based public health messages - an
important debate is aired
January 2011
Short life span for long-life-span resveratrol?
By Harvey E. Finkel, M.D.
January 2011
Drinking and our health – a review of current evidence, by Helena Conibear January 2011
Two UK papers explore the influence of the family and parenting on
young people and alcohol
December 2010
New data on the effects of alcohol during pregnancy November 2010
4th Wine and Health Conference, Friuli, Italy 1-4 October 2010 November 2010
The International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research meets UK health editors November 2010
Alcohol and ageing – can we continue to drink? by Creina Stockley November 2010
WSTA Conference Report November 2010
A 42-Year-Old Man Considering Whether to Drink Alcohol for His Health, Kenneth J. Mukamal August 2010
Comments on Proposed US Dietary Guidelines, 2010 August 2010

European drinking trends: The way we drink now by Helena Conibear

July 2010

Eurobarometer report on EU 27 drinking habits

July 2010
Talking To Kids About Alcoho l- A guide for parents and carers July 2010
Alcohol and You - Facts about alcohol, staying safe and what to do if things go wrong (teenage guide) July 2010

Talking to kids about alcohol - Presentation to encourage parents to talk to their kids about alcohol in an engaging and proactive way

July 2010
Does alcohol adversely affect an adolescent’s brain? by Creina Stockley MSc MBA July 2010
The International Scientific Forum for Alcohol Research is founded July 2010
Comments on Proposed US Dietary Guidelines, 2010 July 2010
Conference report - Environment and society forum - Drinking spaces and places: Examining who drinks alcohol where and why? March 2010
Comments on 'Alcohol and Food: Making the Public Health Connections' published by the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool JMU January 2010 March 2010
Folate consumption and alcohol intake by Lynn Gretkowski March 2010
Predicting risks genetically, by Harvey E.Finkel M.D January 2010
As UK Alcohol consumption continues decline in 2009, why aren’t hospital admissions and alcohol attributable fractions falling? December 2009
Detailed analysis of International research concerning alcohol consumption during pregnancy and breast feeding by Creina S. Stockley, The Australian Wine Research Institute November 2009
The wise drinkers guide October 2009
Adrian Furnham - Alcohol and Young Adults October 2009
Interview with Curt Ellison, Epidemiologist, Boston University October 2009
Development of the lower alcohol wine market in the UK October 2009
Walla Walla Alcohol and Health conference July 2009 - Responsible Drinking Efforts towards a global solution
August 2009
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association - Response to ‘Selling Alcohol Responsibly: A Consultation on the New Code of Practice for Alcohol Retailers’ August 2009
Overview of the 5th International Wine & Health Summit 2009 August 2009
UK cancer charity concern at rises in oral cancer August 2009
A review of moderate drinking in respect to The Million Women Study by Dr Philip Norrie July 2009
Cider and Health - a historic overview by Dr Erik Skovenborg June 2009
Mass media and advertising - adolescents and alcohol May 2009
Bootleg a threat to life and health by Christopher Jarnvall May 2009
Life is a J-shaped curve by Harvey E. Finkel, M.D. May 2009
Drinking in the UK - An exploration of trends by Helena Conibear May 2009
Key extracts from the report on trends in alcohol use among 15 -16 year olds in 35 European countries May 2009
Expert report on lifestyle and cancer - findings for alcohol by Dr. Erik Skovenborg Apr 2009

Annual Report: 2008 - Institute on Lifestyle & Health , Boston University School of Medicine

Apr 2009
World trends in drink drive prevention Mar 2009
'Eliminating What Is Pleasurable AND Good for Us - Drinking and Sex' by Stanton Peele Ph.D Mar 2009
Alcohol and cancer - have there been any new revelations in the recent studies on alcohol and cancer? by Helena Conibear, Executive Director, AIM Mar 2009
'Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention Food, Nutrition, and Physical Activity: a Global Perspective' report from the World Cancer Research Fund Mar 2009
Moderate alcohol intake and cancer incidence in women Mar 2009
Charter establishing the European Alcohol and Health Forum Mar 2009
The Brewers of Europe’s Commitments under the EU Alcohol & Health Forum Mar 2009
Survey of European and US drinking habits Feb 2009
Total consumption of alcohol continues to fall in France Feb 2009
Branded consumption and social identification - young people and alcohol Feb 2009
What does it take to change behaviour? Kicking bad habits Feb 2008
The liver - a complex diagnosis by Helena Conibear Dec 2008
Is alcohol consumption good for you? Results from the Canadian Community Health Survey Dec 2008
WHO submission - The case for moderate drinking Nov 2008
Westminster Health Forum on Alcohol and Responsibility Nov 2008
Scotland’s radical alcohol policy agenda provokes national debate in UK Nov 2008
Response to ‘Safe, Sensible, Social – consultation on further action’ by AIM – Alcohol in Moderation Oct 2008
Social Marketing Strategy for harmful drinkers Oct 2008
Insight & action to help reduce levels of hazardous & harmful drinking Oct 2008
Secular Trends in Alcohol Consumption over 50 Years: The Framlingham Study Oct 2008
Alcohol attributable fractions for England Sept 2008
KPMG findings on UK Social Responsibility Standards Sept 2008
Alcohol as a cause of cancer - findings from the Australian Cancer Institute, New South Wales Aug 2008
The turning tides of intoxication: young people’s drinking in Britain in the 2000s Aug 2008
Communicating Through Government Agencies RICHARD HARDING, PHD, AND CREINA S. STOCKLEY, MSC, MBA Jul 2008
Sensible Drinking Guidelines - worldwide Jun 2008
The Youth Alcohol Action Plan by Helena Conibear, Executive Director, AIM Jun 2008
More on red wine’s healthfulness By Harvey E. Finkel, M.D May 2008
Updated facts about the consumption of alcohol and its association with breast cancer by Creina Stockley, Health and Regulatory Information manager, The Australian Wine Research Institute May 2008
AIM Forum Report - ‘There should be a mind set change from ‘marketing drinks responsibly’ to ‘marketing responsible drinking itself’ Apr 2008
Has the Licensing Act 2003 made an impact in Britain? by Helena Conibear Feb 2008
Enhanced moderate drinking findings Jan 2008
Do we need the alcohol in our wine? by Harvey E. Finkel, M.D. Jan 2008
Diet, drinking, lifestyle and cancer risk - a comprehensive review Nov 2007
Alcohol Health Alliance - Why now? Nov 2007
Alcohol advertising and youth - rare praise for US drinks industry Sept 2007
Statistics on Alcohol: England 2007 July 2007
‘Safe. Sensible. Social’ - Government releases the revised National Alcohol Strategy for England June 2007
Consumers seeking a healthier lifestyle focus on lower alcohol products June 2007
Encouraging trends June 2007
Review of the Australian Alcohol Guidelines: Health risks and benefits (2001) by Creina S. Stockley, Health and Regulatory Information Manager, The Australian Wine Research Institute June 2007
Annals of epidemiology May 2007
Alcohol and You May 2007
Eurobarometer report 2007 Apr 2007
Responsible drinks retailing conference - 20th March 2007 Apr 2007
Alcohol - Boon or Bane for the elderly ? - Part 3 by Erik Skovenborg Mar 2007
A Reducing Harms from Youth Drinking Feb 2007
Alcohol - Boon or Bane for the elderly ? - Part 2 by Erik Skovenborg Feb 2007
Alcohol - Boon or Bane for the elderly ? - Part I by Erik Skovenborg Jan 2007
Antioxidants - never out of the news Dec 2006
Commission adopts Communication on reducing alcohol related harm in Europe Nov 2006
Global Authoritative Drinking Guidelines on Moderation: Understanding Potential Risks and Benefits for the Individual and Public at Large Nov 2006
How have levels of drink drive been reduced effectively? Sep 2006
AIM response to World Health Organisation call for stakeholder responses to the magnitude of health problems related to alcohol and possible solutions

Submitted September 2006

Rising alcohol levels in wine - is this a cause for concern?

Aug 2006

New figures on UK alcohol related deaths Aug 2006
Alcohol - one perspective on Europe by Helena Conibear June 2006
Why the Pattern of Drinking Matters:Emerging Research on Alcohol, Drinking Patterns, Diet Quality and Health by Elisabeth Holmgren May 2006
Beverage preference and diet by Erik Skovenborg May 2006
AIM Forum Report March 2006
Drop in US underage drinking Jan 2006
Liver cirrhosis deaths in UK Jan 2006
Responsible promotion by Helena Conibear July 2005
Alcohol and cardiovascular diseases: A historical review and 2005 update - by Arthur L. Klatsky November 2005

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