At the very least, we should know whether it’s true that women should drink less than men, says the new study’s senior author, Keith Humphreys. Photo: Corbis

Why there’s no global measure of a standard drink, and why that gives researchers a headache

The recommended maximum daily alcohol intake varies between countries, confusing both people trying to drink responsibly and those studying patterns of alcohol use and abuse

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At the very least, we should know whether it’s true that women should drink less than men, says the new study’s senior author, Keith Humphreys. Photo: Corbis
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