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WIC Newsletter
August 2014

Feature article

Can moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages reduce the risk ballooning of the abdominal aorta?
Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages seems to be associated with lower risks of abdominal aortic aneurysm...
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Scientific articles

General Health
Can wine trigger migraine attacks?
Studies suggest that in individuals prone to migraine attacks, red wine may trigger headaches and migraine attacks in less than 1/3 of the cases…
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Diabetes
Light consumption of alcoholic beverages might moderate the negative metabolic effects of smoking
A large cohort study showed that light consumption of alcoholic beverages (1 drink/day) was associated with a favourable effect on the individual Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) components. Light drinking might therefore moderate the negative effect of smoking on MetS….
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Events
8th International workshop on anthocyanins in Montpellier from September 16th to 18th, 2015
The first International Workshop on Anthocyanins (IWA) meeting took place in Melbourne (Australia) back in 2000 with the goal of bringing together scientists from Universities, Institutes and Industries, from different research areas but with the common ground of working on anthocyanins... 
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In this issue

  • Can moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages reduce the risk ballooning of the abdominal aorta?
  • Can wine trigger migraine attacks?
  • Light consumption of alcoholic beverages might moderate the negative metabolic effects of smoking
  • 8th International workshop on anthocyanins in Montpellier from September 16th to 18th, 2015
     

Upcoming Events

8 – 11 September 2014
Alcohol Policy Research: Putting together a global evidence base
Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

18 -19 September 2014 
11th INEBRIA Congress - "Brief Interventions - recent advances and new application" 
Warsaw, Poland

30 September 2014
7th Beer and Health Symposium
Brussels, Belgium

13 - 14 October 2014
The international meeting on alcohol and global health
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

20 - 22 October 2014
3rd EUFASD Conference 
Rome, Italy

7 November 2014
Alcol:capire ed orientare i consumi, diagnosticare e curare abuso e dipendenza
Verona, Italy

9 - 14 November 2014
37th World Congress of Vine and Wine
12th General Assembly of the OIV

Mendoza, Argentina

27-28 November 2014
Eurocare - Alcohol Policy Conference
Brussels, Belgium
 

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