Female Drinkers Face Greater Risks to Their Health from Alcohol
Female Drinkers Face Greater Risks to Their Health from Alcohol Consumption
Medical News Today
April 11, 2014
The increased risk of death associated with alcohol intake is not the same for men and women. A study that compared the amount of alcohol consumed and death from all causes among nearly 2.5 million women and men showed that the differences between the sexes became greater as alcohol intake increased, as described in an article in Journal of Women's Health. Females had an increased rate of all-cause mortality conferred by drinking compared with males, especially in heavy drinkers.
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