Latest Alcohol and cardiovascular disease Stories
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.
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.
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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