Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

January 27, 2015 5:50 PM

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Daily drinking ups risk of alcoholic cirrhosis

Investigators have now established that alcohol drinking pattern has a significant influence on the risk of cirrhosis of the liver and that daily drinking increases that risk compared with drinking less frequently.

"For the first time, our study points to a risk difference between drinking daily and drinking five or six days a week in the general male population," said lead investigator Gro Askgaard, from University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen.

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