Effect of binge drinking on the liver: an alarming public health issue?

@article{Mathurin2009EffectOB,
  title={Effect of binge drinking on the liver: an alarming public health issue?},
  author={Philippe Mathurin and Pierre Deltenre},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2009},
  volume={58},
  pages={613 - 617}
}
Alcohol consumers show strong variations in demographic characteristics, alcohol intake, frequency, duration and profile of consumption. Individuals consuming up to two drinks per day (men) or one drink per day (women) are defined as moderate drinkers and do not have an increased risk compared to abstainers. Conversely, a high-risk pattern, defined as daily consumption above those limits, or binge drinking episodes, cause health, personal and social problems. This definition separates chronic… 
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