Published in Blood Weekly, November 2nd, 2006
According to a study from Norway, "Moderate red wine consumption has been associated with decreased risk of coronary heart disease. Reduced plasma viscosity and fibrinogen levels have been launched as possible contributors to this risk reduction. The effect of moderate red wine consumption on plasma viscosity, however, has not been investigated in a prospective, randomized trial. We wanted to evaluate the effect of moderate red wine consumption on plasma viscosity, fibrinogen concentration and fibrinogen subfractions."
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