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Jul 13

A new study has suggested that even low levels of alcohol consumption do not help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

A new study has suggested that even low levels of alcohol consumption do not help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Researchers conducted a Mendelian randomization, comparing rates of coronary heart disease and stroke in subjects who were or were not carriers of a genetic variant known to be associated with lower levels of alcohol consumption. The report is published online July 10 in the BMJ.

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