There's no amount of liquor, wine or beer that is safe for your overall health, according to a new analysis of 2016 global alcohol consumption and disease risk.
Alcohol was the leading risk factor for disease and premature death in men and women between the ages of 15 and 49 worldwide in 2016, accounting for nearly one in 10 deaths, according to the study
published Thursday <
in the journal The Lancet
...The Lancet study, funded by the
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
, used data from the 2016
Global Burden of Disease report
, which captured information on premature death and disability from over 300 diseases by sex and age in 195 countries or territories between 1990 and 2016.