Reviews

Reviews

Screening and Brief Interventions for Alcohol

May 26, 2021

This IARD Policy Review describes the results of studies examining the effectiveness of screening and brief interventions (SB Is) for hazardous or harmful drinking. The following criteria were used to select studies following a literature search using Pub Med and the IARD ...

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Drinking and Cognitive Function

March 18, 2020

This IARD Health Review discusses the role of alcohol consumption as a risk factor for cognitive decline.Last reviewed November 2019IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the relationship between alcohol consumption and health outcomes. ...

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Health Warning Labels on Alcohol Beverages

April 30, 2019

This IARD Policy Review concentrates on the evidence of the effectiveness of health warning labels on alcohol beverages in reducing harmful drinking.Last Reviewed February 2019IARD Policy Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the impact of ...

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Marketing of Alcohol Beverages

December 5, 2018

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on marketing communications for alcohol beverages and their regulation.Last reviewed July 2018IARD Policy Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and ...

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Physical Availability Restrictions

November 6, 2018

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on physical availability policies and their impact on consumption and alcohol-related outcomes.Last reviewed October 2018IARD Policy Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the impact of policy measures on ...

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Drinking and Cardiovascular Disease

November 6, 2018

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) encompasses several distinct conditions involving the heart and blood vessels. Some of the known risk factors for CVD include health-related behaviors, existing health conditions or family history, and genetic traits. This IARD Health Review focuses on the ...

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Taxation of Beverage Alcohol

April 30, 2018

This IARD Policy Review summarizes the evidence on excise taxation of alcohol beverages.Last Reviewed April 2018IARD Policy Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the impact of policy measures on drinking patterns and outcomes. They are ...

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National Drinking Guidelines

April 1, 2016

Drinking guidelines are issued by government bodies to provide information on the relationship between drinking and potential outcomes, and are intended to support individual choices around drinking in a way that minimizes the likelihood of harm. This review offers an ...

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Drinking and Metabolic Disorders

January 27, 2016

This IARD Health Review focuses on the two most common metabolic disorders, Type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome (MetS). The relationship between alcohol intake and risk for metabolic disorders, notably Type 2 diabetes mellitus and MetS, is characterized by ...

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Drinking and Obesity

January 27, 2016

This IARD Health Review summarizes the evidence on the association between alcohol consumption and risk of weight gain or obesity.Last reviewed January 2016IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the relationship between alcohol consumption ...

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