Navigation Links
Advertisements Prompt Youth To Drink

A study conducted in the US has revealed that seeing advertisements related to alcohol prompts teenagers to start drinking. The UK has one // of the highest youth drinking rates in the European Continent, with nearly 20% of those aged between 11 and 15 years drinking at least once a week, up from 13% in 1990.

Several studies have found an association between drinking and advertising but none had been able to establish whether there was a causal link.

Researchers at University of Connecticut studied 1,872 people aged between 15 and 26 over a two-year period and found that those who were exposed to one such advertisement a month consumed one percent more drinks.

The study published in the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine warned that young people were beginning to drink at an earlier age than ever before and their actions could affect their performance at school, as well as cause accidents.

The researchers also analyzed youth drinking in relation to the money spent on advertising, based on industry figures, and found investment in marketing also increased consumption. Lead researcher Leslie Snyder said the findings suggested a direct link between advertising and youth drinking.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Misleading Advertisements for Prescription Drugs
2. Madras High Court Disapproves of Comparative Advertisements
3. Advertisements in High School Newspapers Encourage Students to Sport a Tan
4. The Naked Truth about AIDS. Advertisements Drive The Point Home in Black And White!
5. Advertisements to Assuage Bird Flu Concerns
6. Junk Food Advertisements To Be Restricted In All Forms of Media
7. Many Food Product Advertisements leave a bad taste in the mouth
8. Walkers Crisps Advertisements make Misleading Claims about Salt Content
9. Obesity Drug Advertisements Misleading Teens
10. Advertisements Telecast During Sexy Programmes are Most Often Forgotten
11. Moratorium Proposed on Advertisements of Newly Approved Drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Melanoma is the deadliest type of skin cancer. Although only about 1 percent ... cancer deaths. More than 10,000 people are expected to die of melanoma this year. The ... the one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in young women. A recent breakthrough in ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Reltok Nasal Products proudly announces that Boston ... and neck/ear, nose and throat specialty, has added the KOTLER NASAL AIRWAY™ to its ... is a newly patented safety device secured by nasal surgeons onto the floor ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Innovations with Ed Begley ... upcoming episode, airing third quarter 2016 via Discovery Channel. Dates and show times ... Dairy Products, located in Greenwood, Wisconsin applies product research and development and continuous ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The infertility specialists at ... Sanaz Ghazal, and Dr. Daniel A. Potter -- are proud of the recent release ... Technology (SART). In April, SART published the latest verified data for 375 ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... International Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (IDF™) will attend ... 4 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois. The two-day event ... technologies for protein ingredients. , At the seminar, IDF™ will offer samples of its ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... 28, 2016  Marking its one year anniversary ... ovarian cancer risk test, Color Genomics ... that highly impact the most common hereditary cancers ... Color Test analyzes hereditary cancer risks for breast, ... cancers. The Color Test is physician ordered and ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... YORK , April 28, 2016  The blood ... 275 million dollars, according to Kalorama Information and The ... typing, immunoassays and nucleic acid testing.  The healthcare research ... made progress in developing blood collection stations and in ... made in Kalorama Information,s report, Blood Testing ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... WARSAW, Ind., April 28, 2016 , Net ... a reported basis over the prior year period, and an ... basis , Diluted EPS for the first quarter were ... period, and $2.00 adjusted, an increase of 29.9% over the ... revenue and adjusted earnings guidance for 2016 Zimmer ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: