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28/05/2009 – ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE, FOR BETTER OR WORSE

We have long been aware of the many and the various health risks brought on by excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages, such as addiction, cirrhosis of the liver, irregular heart beat, high blood pressure, foetal alcohol syndrome and traffic accidents. However, during the past twenty or thirty years, more and more research and epidemiological…

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26/03/2009 – EFFECTS OF MODERATE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

Moderate alcohol consumption can have both a positive and a negative influence on health. German researchers have attempted to calculate the general effect of moderate alcohol consumption on mortality, on life expectancy and of life expectancy corrected by quality (the “QALYs”, quality-adjusted life-years). The researchers examined the…

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12/03/2009 – NO BEER AT SIXTEEN

 

Question: I am 16 years of age and my parents will not allow me to drink a drop of alcohol, not even a beer!! What about our rights? I can quite understand that we, as citizens – young citizens – should have restricted rights. But we do have rights all the same, and I don’t intend to be seen and not heard. I’m quite able, thanks all the…

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09/03/2009 – MODERATE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND CANCER IN WOMEN

Except for breast cancer, little is known about the effect of moderate alcohol consumption for the risk of cancer in women. British researchers have tried to move the situation forwards by tracking 1.3 million women in the United Kingdom over an average of 7.2 years. The study came to the conclusion that low to moderate alcohol consumption increas…