“Beer Belly” May Bring on Stomach Cancer

Drinking three brews per day (30 g of alcohol from beer) increased the risk of stomach cancer by 75% (65% for all forms of alcohol) compared to very light consumption. However, if beer drinkers had a genetic variant to the alcohol dehydrogenase gene cluster (ADH1), their risk of stomach cancer increased by more than 700% compared…

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Psoriasis and Drinking Beer

The Nurses' Health Study II analyzed data from 82,869 women, supporting other findings showing that drinking five or more beers per week increased the likelihood of psoriasis by 2.3 times.Research once linked this higher risk to all kinds of alcohol, but this particular study seems to point the finger at regular beer. The highly touted…

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