Moderate Alcohol Consumption Reduces Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Northern Manhattan Study

@article{Elkind2006ModerateAC,
  title={Moderate Alcohol Consumption Reduces Risk of Ischemic Stroke: The Northern Manhattan Study},
  author={M. Elkind and R. Sciacca and B. Boden-Albala and T. Rundek and M. Paik and R. Sacco},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={13-19}
}
  • M. Elkind, R. Sciacca, +3 authors R. Sacco
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Stroke
  • Background and Purpose— Moderate alcohol consumption is protective against coronary disease, but its relationship to ischemic stroke (IS) is controversial. Methods— Stroke-free participants ≥40 years of age identified by random-digit dialing were enrolled in a prospective cohort study between 1993 and 2001. Alcohol consumption was assessed through in-person interview and categorized as none in the past year, ≥1 drink in past month to ≤2 per day (moderate drinkers), and >2 drinks daily. Lifetime… CONTINUE READING
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