Alcohol and coronary heart disease: a perspective from the British Regional Heart Study.

@article{Shaper1994AlcoholAC,
  title={Alcohol and coronary heart disease: a perspective from the British Regional Heart Study.},
  author={A. Gerald Shaper and Goya Wannamethee and Mary Walker},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={482-94}
}
BACKGROUND A number of studies have shown that light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with a reduced incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) compared with non-drinkers. There is controversy as to whether this is due to a specific protective effect of alcohol or whether the increased risk of CHD in non-drinkers is due to selective migration of high-risk subjects from drinking into non-drinking categories. METHODS A prospective study of men aged 40-59 years drawn at random from one… CONTINUE READING

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