Section last updated: August 16, 2017

Alcohol and Coronary Heart Disease

Alcohol consumption, cigarette smoking and incidence of aortic valve stenosis (Aug 2017)
Association of drinking pattern with risk of coronary heart disease incidence in the middle-aged and older Chinese men (Aug 2017)
The mechanism by which moderate alcohol consumption influences coronary heart disease (Jul 2015)
Higher usual alcohol consumption was associated with a lower 41-year mortality risk from coronary artery disease in men (Jul 2015)
Arterial compliance may be reduced by ingestion of red wine (Apr 2015)
Light to moderate alcohol consumption is associated with lower risk of aortic valve sclerosis (Apr 2015)
An increase in the risk of myocardial infarction in the hour following alcohol consumption (Apr 2015)
Specific genetic factors modify the reduction in heart disease risk from alcohol consumption (Nov 2014)
Coronary artery plaque burden and calcium scores in healthy men adhering to long-term wine drinking or alcohol abstinence (Aug 2014)
Alcohol drinking patterns and biomarkers of coronary risk in the Spanish population (Apr 2014)
Changes in alcohol intake modify levels of fibrinogen, an important risk factor for coronary heart disease (Aug 2013)
Heart disease deaths have halved in a decade in the UK (Sep 2012)
The reduction in risk of coronary heart disease from alcohol consumption may involve mechanisms other than an increase in HDL-cholesterol (Dec 2011)

Study suggests lower risk of coronary heart disease from alcohol, even with hazardous drinking  (Jun 2011)                                                                                           

Pattern of drinking and type of beverage affect the relation of alcohol intake to coronary heart disease (Jan 2011)
New coronary heart disease statistics in UK (Jan 2011)
Alcohol intake and risk of coronary heart disease in younger, middle-aged, and older adults (Jun 2010)
Resveratrol: a promising agent in promoting cardio-protection against coronary heart disease
Alcohol and coronary artery calcium prevalence, incidence, and progression
Does drinking pattern modify the effect of alcohol on the risk of coronary heart disease
New middle-age moderate drinkers, lower risk of heart disease
Interactions of wine drinking with omega-3 fatty acids in patients with coronary heart disease: A fish-like effect of moderate wine drinking
Alcohol consumption and risk of heart failure in the Physicians' health study
Alcohol consumption and risk for coronary heart disease in men with healthy lifestyles
Healthy lifestyle factors in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease
Prospective study of alcohol drinking patterns and coronary heart disease in women and men
Alcohol consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in older adults
Alcohol and coronary heart disease risk - is there an unknown confounder?
Eating a mediterranean-style diet for three months can reduce the risk of heart disease by 15%, new study shows
New perspectives on the role of alcohol in heart disease
Female Heavy Drinkers Risk Heart Disease
Do People Drink More If They Develop Coronary Disease or Know About Medical Benefits of Alcohol? by Arthur Klatsky M.D.
Abdominal Fat, Alcohol Drinking Pattern and Heart Disease Risk
Healthy lifestyle factors in the primary prevention of coronary heart disease
Alcohol and heart disease in diabetics
Prospective study of alcohol drinking patterns and coronary heart disease in women and men
Alcohol intake, biochemical variables and the risk of CHD
Report from Scotland questions protective effect of moderate alcohol consumption on coronary heart disease
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