Moderate alcohol use and reduced mortality risk: systematic error in prospective studies and new hypotheses.

@article{Fillmore2007ModerateAU,
  title={Moderate alcohol use and reduced mortality risk: systematic error in prospective studies and new hypotheses.},
  author={Kaye Middleton Fillmore and Tim Stockwell and Tanya Chikritzhs and Alan Bostrom and William C. Kerr},
  journal={Annals of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 5 Suppl},
  pages={
          S16-23
        }
}
We have provided recent evidence suggesting that a systematic error may be operating in prospective epidemiological mortality studies that have reported "light" or "moderate" regular use of alcohol to be "protective" against coronary heart disease. Using meta-analysis as a research tool, a hypothesis first suggested by Shaper and colleagues was tested. Shaper et al suggested that people decrease their alcohol consumption as they age and become ill or frail or increase use of medications, some… CONTINUE READING

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