A Little Alcohol Is Good For Sick Hearts Too, Study Finds

Monday, March 22, 2010 - 18:28 in Health & Medicine

Research has shown that healthy people can benefit from moderate alcohol consumption. And a new analysis in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that patients who have already suffered a heart attack, stroke or another ischemic vascular event can reap these benefits, too. Researchers analyzed the most important scientific studies performed during the last years. Eight in total in four Countries: United States, Sweden, Japan and Great Britain. Each study took into account patients already affected by an ischemic vascular event. read more

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