TITLE

Making Sense of the French Paradox

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Medical Update;2004, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the effects of moderate intake of alcohol on heart functions and on damaged tissues. Impact of white blood cells on damaged tissues; Disadvantage of drinking alcohol.
ACCESSION #
14762742

 

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