Even small portions of alcohol can increase the risk of developing echnologically diseases. To such conclusion researchers from University of Otago in New Zealand. The results of the work done, says the publication Addiction.
In many countries, alcoholism is one of the main causes of mortality. Alcohol kills more people than any drug because of its prevalence and availability.
Especially insidious "Friday" alcoholism. More serious forms of dependence are grown mainly out of the desire to have a drink at the end of the week.
According to modern concepts of medicine, excessive alcohol leads to diseases of the heart, blood vessels and liver. It has also been proven the influence of alcohol consumption on the risk of seven cancers: oral cavity, larynx, esophagus, colon, small intestine, liver, mammary gland.
The researchers note: there is no safe dose of alcohol. Even 200-250 grams of wine a day increases the risk of breast cancer in women by 16%. "They think that alcohol can only lead to liver cancer, but this study confirms that alcohol is closely associated with the risk of developing many cancers, including the most common bowel cancer and breast cancer.", says Suzanne brown, a member of the world cancer research Foundation.