Moderate alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease: is there evidence for a preventive effect?

@article{Svrdsudd1998ModerateAC,
  title={Moderate alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease: is there evidence for a preventive effect?},
  author={Kurt Sv{\"a}rdsudd},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={1998},
  volume={22 7 Suppl},
  pages={307S-314S}
}
  • Kurt Svärdsudd
  • Published 1998 in Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
It is well-known that the intake of large quantities of alcohol is hazardous to the health. During the last few decades, moderate alcohol consumption has been claimed to have a protective effect in the cardiovascular system. For this study, literature search and review on moderate alcohol consumption and cardiovascular disease was performed. Data from ecological studies indicate that the consumption of wine, but not hard liquor or beer, are associated with a reduced mortality from… CONTINUE READING