Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Carcinogens in alcohol? — Heavy drinking can lead to cancer — or not

Before you can blink, it seems, a new study comes out that either celebrates wine for its health benefits or demonizes it for how bad it is for you. This time, it’s the latter, as researchers have uncovered carcinogens in alcohol. The study found that light-to-moderate drinkers are at little risk. But alcohol is three-and-a-half times more likely to cause cancer in drinkers who consume four or more drinks a day.
read more

share

Red Wine Ingredient Demonstrates Significant Health Benefits: Research Review

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

The benefits of alcohol are all about moderation. Low to moderate drinking - especially of red wine - appears to reduce causes of mortality, while too much drinking causes multiple organ damage. A mini-review of recent findings on r... Read Post

New Evidence Points To An Overlooked Risk Factor For Cancer: Acetaldehyde In Alcohol

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

New evidence by researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and researchers in Germany shows that drinking alcohol is the greatest risk factor for acetaldehyde-related cancer. Heavy drinkers may be at increased ... Read Post

Alcohol and Cancer Risk

Health : Health Goes Strong (2 years ago)

If you've been following health news for the last few years, you might have begun to believe that red wine and other alcoholic drinks are actually health food. Many headlines have touted the purported benefits of alcohol – implying ... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC