December 1, 2014

Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences

A new study from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico found that a group of students who drank alcohol over the weekend had twice the oxidative damage compared to a control group that did not consume alcohol. The team also found damage in 8% of the cells in the control group and 44% in the exposed groups, which if you can’t do the math because you’re still hungover, that’s a 5.3 times greater damage of cells from drinking. The study idea came from a professor at the school who noticed a lot of her students coming in hungover on Monday mornings so she challenged them to research the effects.

[ Read the Article: Weekend Drinking Damages DNA Of Young Adults ]

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