Published in Proteomics Weekly, April 11th, 2005
"It is unclear to what extent the apparently beneficial cardiovascular effects of moderate alcohol consumption are mediated by protection against atherosclerosis," said M.J. Pletcher and colleagues, University of California, San Francisco.
To assess this, they measured "alcohol consumption, coronary heart disease risk factors, and coronary calcification (a marker of atherosclerosis) ...during 15 years of follow-up in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study (1985-2001)."
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