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People Under the Age of 40 Face Higher Health Risks From Alcohol, Study Finds

Beer Production At SABMiller Plc's Pilsner Urquell Plant
Photographer: Martin Divisek/Bloomberg

Drinking more than a small shot glass of beer a day could pose risks to health for men under the age of 40, a study suggests as researchers urged younger adults to steer clear of alcohol.

And a safe daily limit for women aged 39 and under is the equivalent of two tablespoons' worth of wine, or 100ml of beer, the research suggests.