• Risks associated with alcohol consumption may be exaggerated

    7 monthes ago - By Healio

    The controversy over whether any amount of alcohol consumption is safe continues, as authors of a research letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that a previous study may have exaggerated the risks associated with alcohol consumption by not considering underreporting.
    “Systematic underreporting of alcohol use could result in overestimating the association between a low amount of alcohol consumption and the risk of adverse health outcomes, especially given evidence that heavy drinkers underreport their true levels of alcohol consumption by up to 40% to 65%,” Mary C.
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  • Moderate Drinking May Increase Cancer Risk

    Moderate Drinking May Increase Cancer Risk

    7 monthes ago - By Web MD

    A new study from Japan found that compared to nondrinkers, people who had two drinks a day for 40 years had a 54% higher risk of cancer.
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  • Even light to moderate alcohol consumption can increase cancer risk

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    In a study conducted in Japan, even light to moderate alcohol consumption was associated with elevated cancer risks.
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