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  1. Moderate alcohol intake, increased levels of high-density lipoprotein and its subfractions, and decreased risk of myocardial infarction.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    Previous studies have suggested that moderate alcohol intake exerts a protective effect against coronary heart disease.

    Alterations in plasma lipoprotein levels represent one plausible mechanism of this apparent protective effect.

    Methods

    We therefore examined the interrelation among alcohol consumption, plasma lipoprotein levels, and the risk of myocardial infarction in 340 patients who had had myocardial infarctions and an equal number of age- and sex-matched controls.

    The case patients were men or women less than 76 years of age with no history of coronary disease who were discharged from one of six hospitals in the Boston area with a diagnosis of a confirmed myocardial infarction.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Prévention, Risque, Cholestérol HDL, Lipoprotéine HDL, Ethanol, Régime alimentaire, Dose faible, Homme, Analyse corrélation, Etude statistique, Cardiopathie coronaire, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Sang, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Prevention, Risk, Cholesterol HDL, Lipoprotein HDL, Ethanol, Diet, Low dose, Human, Correlation analysis, Statistical study, Coronary heart disease, Cardiovascular disease, Blood, United States, North America, America

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    Cote : 94-0106054

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.