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Alcohol intake and the risk of stroke

Alcohol intake and the risk of stroke

Journal of Cardiovascular Risk 6(4): 223-228

Alcohol consumption has been reported to have both beneficial and harmful effects on the incidence of stroke. Different drinking habits may explain the diversity of the observations, but this is still unclear. We reviewed recent clinical and epidemiological studies to find out whether alcohol intake could increase or decrease the risk for stroke.

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