Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, said the Hong Kong in recent years, alcohol-population ratio rose from 31% in 2005 to 35 percent in the previous year, per capita alcohol consumption has also increased.
Institute also said that Hong Kong’s red wine, after-tax exemption in 2008, the average drinking of red wine increased by 30% in the year.Li Songji
Dean of College of Physicians, said that people mistakenly think that drinking red wine than beer or spirits of Health, to clarify the statement, pointed out the need to compare different alcohol alcohol content, the higher the more influential on the health.
Lisong Ji said, the public that drinking can prevent heart disease, he said, although there are individual survey found that drinkers have lower heart disease rates, but ignores the other harmful effects of alcohol bring, such as carcinogenic or to cause mental issues, emphasized that alcohol is not the correct method of prevention of heart disease.
Hong Kong College of Community Medicine Dean Mak Sin-ping said, Although our drinking population increase rate than foreign, but can not be ignored, I hope the government and the public concerns.
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