Latest Alcohol and cardiovascular disease Stories

2010-12-02 21:33:56

A fascinating study published in the BMJ shows that although the French drink more than the Northern Irish each week, as they drink daily, rather than more on less occasions, the French suffered from considerably less coronary heart disease than the Northern Irish.

2010-11-24 11:00:49

Research: Patterns of alcohol consumption and ischemic heart disease in culturally divergent countries: The Prospective Epidemiological Study of Myocardial Infarction (PRIME).

2010-11-23 21:04:57

In a cross-sectional study from the 2004 and 2007 Australian National Drug Strategy Household (NDSH) surveys, respondents were questioned about their current and past drinking, the presence of formal diagnosis for specific diseases (heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cancer, anxiety, depression) and self-perceived general health status.

2010-08-27 08:16:36

Rumor has it that one glass of red wine a day helps keep heart disease away, but there has always been disagreement about the health benefits of moderate drinking.

2010-08-25 10:47:51

While moderate drinking – one to less than three drinks per day – is linked to a decrease in mortality in middle-aged and older adults, there is also concern that the health benefits of moderate drinking have been overestimated.

2010-05-19 11:05:00

According to a major study released Wednesday on the link between alcohol and cardiovascular disease, moderate drinkers enjoy more robust health than either big boozers or teetotalers.

2010-04-09 13:47:21

New research has found that moderate drinking cuts heart disease risk in younger adults.

2009-11-19 12:55:00

Cheers! A new large study issued Thursday has shown that daily alcohol consumption may cut men’s risk of heart disease by more than a third, on average.

2009-09-01 06:25:00

A new study indicates that those who drink on a regular basis tend to exercise more frequently than nondrinkers, and those who drink an average of one or two drinks daily appear to be the most physically active.

2009-08-31 00:40:43

Abstaining from alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of depression, researchers in Norway found. Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Bergen said it has long been recognized that excessive alcohol consumption can lead to poor physical and mental health.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.