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Drinking and Cancer

October 14, 2021

This Health Review focuses on cancer sites associated with alcohol consumption as identified by the World Cancer Research Foundation and the International Agency for Research on Cancer. Due to the limited availability of national cancer statistics in many countries, U.S. ...

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Trends Report: Heavy Episodic Drinking

October 23, 2019

Working together to deliver change: How a whole-of-society approach can combat heavy episodic drinking This report brings together data on trends in heavy episodic drinking at the regional and national level and showcases how partnerships among private and public sectors ...

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Drinking and Cardiovascular Disease

November 6, 2018

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) encompasses several distinct conditions involving the heart and blood vessels. Some of the known risk factors for CVD include health-related behaviors, existing health conditions or family history, and genetic traits. This IARD Health Review focuses on the ...

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Drinking and Metabolic Disorders

January 27, 2016

This IARD Health Review focuses on the two most common metabolic disorders, Type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome (MetS). The relationship between alcohol intake and risk for metabolic disorders, notably Type 2 diabetes mellitus and MetS, is characterized by ...

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Drinking and Obesity

January 27, 2016

This IARD Health Review summarizes the evidence on the association between alcohol consumption and risk of weight gain or obesity.Last reviewed: January 2016IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the relationship between alcohol consumption ...

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

January 27, 2016

This IARD Health Review summarizes the evidence on maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).Last reviewed: April 2016IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview of recent peer-reviewed, published research on the relationship between alcohol consumption ...

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Drinking and Liver Disease

January 27, 2015

This IARD Health Review aims to summarize the literature on the relationship between heavy alcohol consumption and alcohol-related liver disease, which includes alcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic hepatitis, and alcoholic cirrhosis.Last reviewed: May 2015IARD Health Reviews offer a referenced overview ...

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