Even Moderate Alcohol Consumption Promotes the Risk of Stroke

A large cohort study that included a Chinese population finds that moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of stroke. The findings were published in the journal The Lancet.moderate alcohol consumption linked to stroke

Scientists from Oxford University, in the United Kingdom, and Peking University, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Peking Union Medical College, in Beijing, China assessed data from 512,715 adults from China who enrolled in the China Kadorie Biobank initiative.

The researchers checked whether the participants had the rs671 or rs1229984 genetic variants responsible for lower alcohol intake and examined their drinking habits that were followed for 10 years.

Having analyzed the information from the male population, the researchers discovered that people with these two genetic variants also had a lower risk of high blood pressure and stroke.

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