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  1. Alcohol and coronary heart disease : a perspective from the British regional heart study.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    A number of studies have shown that light or moderate alcohol intake is associated with a reduced incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) compared with non-drinkers.

    There is controversy as to whether this is due to a specific protective effect of alcohol or whether the increased risk of CHD in non-drinkers is due to selective migration of high-risk subjects from drinking into non-drinking categories.

    Methods

    A prospective study of men aged 40-59 years drawn at random from one general practice in each of 24 British towns, and followed for cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality over a 9.5-year period.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Consommation, Ethanol, Relation dose réponse, Epidémiologie, Prévention, Homme, Cardiopathie coronaire, Royaume Uni, Europe, Prospective, Morbidité, Mortalité, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Consumption, Ethanol, Dose activity relation, Epidemiology, Prevention, Human, Coronary heart disease, United Kingdom, Europe, Prospective, Morbidity, Mortality, Cardiovascular disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0504126

    Code Inist : 002B03F. Création : 199501.