Effects of Alcohol on the Heart: Current Views
- Have a little, says heart. Scarpa, James // Restaurant Business;2/15/97, Vol. 96 Issue 4, p106
Focuses on an advisory from the American Heart Association on the health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption in preventing coronary heart disease (CHD). Evidence for a strong dose-response relation between increasing alcohol consumption and decreasing incidence of CHD.
- Alcohol Use and Mortality from Coronary Heart Disease: The Role of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. Il Suh; Skaten, B. Jessica; Cutler, Jeffrey A.; Kuller, Lewis H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/1/92, Vol. 116 Issue 11, p881
Explores the association between alcohol consumption and death from coronary heart disease. Distribution of reported weekly alcohol consumption; Characteristics of participants grouped by alcohol consumption during a trial; Overview of average high-density lipoprotein cholesterol level and...
- Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease. Jackson, Rodney; Scragg, Robert; Beaglehole, Robert // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/27/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6796, p211
Investigates the link between alcohol consumption and the risk of coronary heart disease in Auckland, New Zealand. Examination fatal and non-fatal coronary heart disease; Differentiation between former drinkers and non-drinkers; Validation of alcohol consumption measures.
- Biological mechanisms at moderate levels of alcohol consumption that may affect coronary heart... Rankin, James G. // Contemporary Drug Problems;Spring94, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p45
Presents a framework for understanding the ways in which various alcohol-related mechanisms might fit into current hypotheses of coronary artery disease (CAD). Lipid infiltration of coronary arteries; Endothelial damage; Positive relationship between alcohol consumption and blood pressure.
- Mounting Evidence. Dixon, Bernard // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/20/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6795, p193
Focuses on the protective effect of regular, moderate alcohol intake on mortality from coronary heart disease. Controversies regarding alcohol research; Use of different methods to assess the effect; Rate of reduction in coronary mortality to regular moderate drinking.
- The association between alcohol consumption and coronary heart disease. Linden, Belinda // British Journal of Cardiac Nursing;Mar2010, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p150
The article focuses on the study regarding the association between alcohol consumption and coronary heart disease of men and women.
- Moderate drinking not OK? Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/11/2014, pA02
While you may have heard that the occasional glass of red wine is good for the heart, only 15% of the population has a certain genotype that can benefit from moderate drinking, said Univ. of Gothenburg researchers. Their study, which examined 618 Swedes with coronary heart disease and 3,000...
- Mendelian randomisation metaanalysis sheds doubt on protective associations between â€˜moderateâ€™ alcohol consumption and coronary heart disease. Chikritzhs, Tanya N.; Naimi, Timothy S.; Stockwell, Tim R.; Liang, Wenbin // Evidence Based Medicine;Feb2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p38
In this article, the authors comment on a study conducted by researcher M. Holmes and colleagues on mendelian randomization (MR) meta-analysis to know association between low dose alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart diseases (CHD). Topics discussed includes information on MR,...
- ALCOHOL INTAKE AND INCIDENCE OF CORONARY DISEASE IN AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES. Burke, V.; Lee, A. H.; Hunter, E.; Spargo, R.; Smith, R.; Beilin, L. J.; Puddey, I. B. // Alcohol & Alcoholism;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p49
Aims: To examine risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in relation to alcohol in a cohort of Australian Aborigines. Methods: In 1988â€“1989, alcohol intake, drinking pattern, and beverage preference were elicited by interviewer-administered questionnaire in...