Tricky thin, booze

Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

Although alcohol consumption has lately been linked to reduced heart problems, researchers at the London-based Royal Colleges of Physicians, Psychiatrists and General Practitioners, have reaffirmed previous "safe limits" of alcohol intake. Reportedly, high alcohol consumption leads to high death rates from blood vessel rupture, even as it lowers mortalitN from coronary diseases.

It is thus proposed that 21 unit, of alcohol per week for men and 14 units per week for women is appro - priate. One unit is defined as eight grams of ethanol, reports Thc Lancet, Vol 346, No 8977.

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