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Truth about alcohol, there’s no safe level of consumption. Better avoid, says study

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There is no safe level of drinking, according to a study which found that nearly three million deaths globally in 2016 were attributed to alcohol consumption. The study, published in The Lancet journal, analysed alcohol use and its impact on health for 195 countries and territories. “The health risks associated… Read more »

Heavy drinking and even abstinence from alcohol may up dementia risk: Study

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A new study has found that alcohol abuse or even abstaining from it might develop a higher risk of dementia in middle-aged people. However, the researchers warned that the results do not encourage people who do not drink to start drinking. “The findings strengthen the evidence that excessive alcohol consumption… Read more »

How does prenatal alcohol exposure raise addiction risk

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Babies’ exposure to alcohol in the womb causes alteration in the brain’s reward system, which then increases their risk for drug addiction later in life, according to a study. The key appears to lie with endocannibinoids — cannabis — like chemicals that are produced by the brain itself, the research… Read more »