Saturday, March 10, 2012

Alcohol may lower stroke risk in women

Light-to-moderate alcohol consumption is associated with a lower risk of stroke in women, a new study has claimed.
Monik Jimenez ScD from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) examined data from 83,578 female participants in the Nurses' Health Study.
They looked at data of women who had no evidence of cardiovascular disease or cancer at baseline and followed them for up to 26 years. Participants provided information on diet, including self-reported alcohol consumption, lifestyle factors and stroke events.
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