UCL News


Doing Dry January lowers cancer-promoting proteins in your blood

17 May 2018

Dr Gautam Mehta (UCL Institute for Liver & Digestive Health) led a study finding that moderate-to-heavy drinkers who abstained from alcohol for a month were healthier afterwards, with benefits in liver function, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, insulin resistance, weight and two growth factors linked to cancer.  Read: New Scientist, More: Metro, Express