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WIC Newsletter
March 2015

Feature

Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and wine may protect from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Drinking moderate amounts of alcoholic beverages may protect from developing a fatty liver which has become an endemic disorder…

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Scientific articles

Liver disease
Heavy versus moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages: opposing effects on fatty liver disease
In obese individuals, the moderate intake of alcoholic beverages may protect from fatty liver disease….
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Cardiovascular diseases
Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may lower the risk of heart failure
The findings of recent studies suggest that despite the dangers of heavy drinking, moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may lower the risk of the development of heart failure…
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Drinking patterns
Assessing the ties of socio-economic background and gender on the frequency and the type of alcoholic beverages consumed by French adolescents
Among French adolescents, socio-economic background and gender both influence the frequency and the type of alcoholic beverages they consume…
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Funding opportunities

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing
As active and healthy ageing is a challenge shared by all European countries, it offers Europe an opportunity to establish itself as a global leader capable of providing innovative responses to this challenge. 
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In this issue

  • Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages and wine may protect from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Heavy versus moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages: opposing effects on fatty liver disease
  • Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may lower the risk of heart failure
  • Assessing the ties of socioeconomic background and gender on the frequency and the type of alcoholic beverages consumed by French adolescents

Upcoming Events


18 March 2015
Congres d’alcool de l’IREB
Paris, France

14 April 2015
Wine and Health
Zagreb, Croatia

13 — 25 April 2015
OIV experts’ annual meetings
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18 May 2015
European Alcohol and Health Forum Plenary Meeting
Brussels, Belgium

1-5 June, 2015,
KBS 41st Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium 
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3 — 5 June 2015
The International Conference on Culinary Arts and Sciences
Montclair State University, New Jersey, USA

25 — 27 June 2015
European Congress of epidemiology – Health Living
Maastricht, the Netherlands

5 — 9 July 2015
38th World Congress of Vine and Wine
Mainz, Germany
 
10 July 2015
13th General Assembly of the OIV
Mainz, Germany

23 — 25 September 2015
The Lisbon Addictions conference
Lisbon, Portugal

27 — 30 October 2015
7th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH)
Tours, France

30 Oct - 1 Nov 2015
WineHealth 2015 Conference
Tours, France
 

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