Sally completed a PhD at the University of Bristol in the “Psychopharmacology of Alcohol Use” beginning her interest in alcohol, the brain and behaviour. Sally is currently an associate professor at the University of Birmingham. Her research explores the cognitive and behavioural effects of alcohol and tobacco. Sally is passionate about addressing myths and misconceptions surrounding alcohol use through her public engagement and science communication work.
Sally Adams summarises a recent Cochrane systematic review on family-based interventions for preventing smoking by children and adolescents, which shows the evidence is strongest for high intensity, family-based interventions that are independent of school-based programmes.[read the full story...]
Sally Adams summarises a new BMJ systematic review and meta-analysis of working hours and alcohol use, which finds a link between longer working hours and risky alcohol consumption.[read the full story...]
Sally Adams summarises a new randomised controlled trial in JAMA, which tests a sustained care intervention and post-discharge smoking cessation for hospitalised smokers.[read the full story...]
Sally Adams summarises a recent review of e-cigarettes, which looks at use, content, safety, effects on smokers and the potential for harm and benefit.[read the full story...]