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Binge drinking in young men linked with increased risk of hypertension

Binge drinking in early adulthood is associated with an increased likelihood of high blood pressure in males, while low to moderate alcohol use in early adulthood is associated with a decreased likelihood of hypertension in females. The findings come from a study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014 November 11­-16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

 

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