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Latest Alcohol and cardiovascular disease Stories

2006-03-31 15:45:00

Researchers poured cold water on the idea that moderate drinking helps prevent heart disease on Friday, noting that many studies include teetotalers as a control group but don't ask why they did not drink.

2005-09-13 11:50:02

Performing cardiac stress tests that measure exercise capacity and heart rate recovery can improve dramatically on existing techniques that predict who is most likely to suffer a heart attack or die from coronary heart disease (CHD), the leading cause of death in the United States, a team of cardiologists at Johns Hopkins reports.

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2005-04-22 09:30:00

Raise a glass to higher blood pressure: A new study finds that beer and wine both boost it slightly, and by about the same amount. But red wine's other effects may still make it heart-healthy.


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