All articles related to "alcohol":

Alcohol and health: It’s complicated

The potential benefits and risks of drinking alcohol have been debated for decades.  Moderate drinking has been linked with reduced risk of getting heart disease—but also with increased risk of some types of cancer. A March 14, 2019…

Alcohol in moderation can be good for the heart

An alcoholic drink or two per day may boost heart health by helping to maintain “good” cholesterol (HDL) levels, according to a study of a Chinese population presented at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans. The…

Binge drinking linked with higher heart attack risk

People who binge drink are 72% more likely to have a heart attack than those who don’t, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers looked at interview data from nearly 4,000…

Working long hours linked to heavier drinking

Working long hours appears to drive people to drink more alcohol, according to an international study published January 13, 2015 in the journal BMJ (British Medical Journal). Scientists studied data on more than 430,000 people in 14 countries.…