Young people ‘most likely to experience injuries,’ no benefit from alcohol consumption

Although moderate alcohol consumption may benefit older adults, including reduced risk for ischemic heart disease, stroke and diabetes, young adults saw no benefit and instead accrued “significant health risks” from consuming alcohol.A systematic analysis published in The Lancet also recommended that global alcohol consumption recommendations should be based on age and location, with the strongest recommendations geared toward males aged 15 to 39 years.“We estimate that 1.78 million people worldwide died due to alcohol use in 2020,” Dana Bryazka, BA, a post-bachelorRead More

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