• Shanti memorial hospital is a multi-speciality medical centre established in April 1991

17Jun, 2017

Long working hours and risky alcohol use ? Are we aware of this.

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Risky alcohol use is common in high income countries, though there is cultural variation in alcohol use between countries; about 1 in 4 people are classified as at risk users, and 9% meet the diagnostic criteria for an alcohol use disorder. Risky alcohol use, is defined  as more than 14 drinks/week among women and more than 21 drinks/week among men. There might be an increased risk of adverse health consequences, such as liver diseases, cancer, coronary heart disease, stroke, mental disorders, and injuries, as well as considerable social costs because of […]