…alcohol study… published in the Lancet… finds only risks, zero benefits for young adults
The analysis published in The Lancet Medical Journal suggests that for young adults ages 15-39, there are no health benefits to drinking alcohol, only health risks.
“Our message is simple: young people should not drink, but older people [ages 40+ without underlying health conditions] may benefit from drinking small amounts… it’s important to communicate the latest evidence so that everyone can make informed decisions about their health,” says senior author Dr Emmanuela Gakidou, Professor of Health Metrics Sciences at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine… A 2021 Oxford University study of more than 25,000 people found that there was “no safe dose of alcohol” when it came to brain health… Irish study published in 2022 concluded that alcohol may pose greater risks to the heart than previously thought…
Original Article (Fortune & The Lancet & Global literacy media & Medrix & Escardio):
Bombshell alcohol study… finds only risks, zero benefits for young adults & Population-level risks of alcohol consumption by amount, geography, age, sex, and year: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2020 & Alcohol carries significant risk & No safe level of alcohol consumption & Alcohol may be more risky to the heart than previously thought
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