The protective effect of moderate alcohol consumption on ischemic stroke.

  title={The protective effect of moderate alcohol consumption on ischemic stroke.},
  author={R. Sacco and M. Elkind and B. Boden-Albala and I. Lin and D. E. Kargman and W. Hauser and S. Shea and M. Paik},
  volume={281 1},
  • R. Sacco, M. Elkind, +5 authors M. Paik
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • CONTEXT Moderate alcohol consumption has been shown to be protective for coronary heart disease, but the relationship between moderate alcohol consumption and ischemic stroke is more controversial. OBJECTIVE To determine the association between alcohol consumption and risk of ischemic stroke. DESIGN Population-based case-control study conducted between July 1993 and June 1997. SETTING Multiethnic population in northern Manhattan, New York, NY, aged 40 years or older. PATIENTS AND OTHER… CONTINUE READING
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