Alcohol causes as many deaths and as much disability around the world as tobacco, according to a review published in The Lancet today.
The authors write that alcohol causes more than 60 different medical conditions, including breast cancer and coronary heart disease, according to &to=http://www.dehavilland.co.uk' target=_blank>Dehavilland.
Overall, 4% of the global burden of disease was attributable to alcohol, 4.1% to tobacco and 4.4% to high blood pressure, they wrote in the Lancet medical journal, &to=http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk' target=_blank>Manchesteronline informed.
The experts, led by Professor Robin Room, of the Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs at Stockholm University, Sweden, assessed the options for alcohol control.
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