'Asian flush' gene boosts alcohol-caused DNA damage, study suggests

Why does drinking alcohol boost your risk of cancer? By damaging the DNA in your stem cells, a new study suggests. And if your face flushes red after you sip half a bottle of beer, like many Asians, you could be getting way more DNA damage than other people.

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