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Category: National Alcohol
A collaborative study into the range and magnitude of the harm caused by alcohol abuse on people other than the drinker has won the 2011 Excellence in Research award at the National Drug and... Read more
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Category: National Alcohol
Preventing harm from alcohol misuse hasn’t received as much attention as tobacco but lessons learned from regulating tobacco use can arguably be applied to alcohol, says Dr Courtney Breen in the... Read more
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The 2010 National Drug Strategy Household Survey has uncovered a slight increase in the use of illicit drugs among Australians, while levels of risky alcohol use remain unchanged. The study was... Read more
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NDARC director Professor Michael Farrell explains for The Conversation the findings of the 2010 National Drug Strategy Household Survey Report, and how NDARC's research complements what was... Read more
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Category: National Drug
NDARC launches first national youth drug media survey Young Australians are being asked about the influence of media messages in shaping their attitudes to illicit drugs – as part of a world-... Read more
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Category: National Drug
The number of Australians presenting for hospital treatment with cannabis-related problems has jumped by nearly a third since 2002 according to a study from the National Drug and Alcohol Research... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Teenagers who occasionally use cannabis may be putting themselves at greater risk of drug problems in later life, according to an Australian study. Previous research has shown that regular... Read more
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Category: National Drug
Ecstasy use seems to be on the decline, although some regular ecstasy users appear to be turning to alternatives such as cocaine and synthetic chemicals, according to Australia’s largest drug... Read more
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Translating the evidence: drug and alcohol research at the coalface The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre’s Annual Symposium 2011 will once again focus on one of the biggest challenges... Read more
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Category: International Drug
To coincide with World Hepatitis Day on 28 July , The Lancet has published an article online detailing the first global estimates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection... Read more