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Increasing alcohol consumption may be harmful to elderly hearts

In elderly people, increasing alcohol intake was associated with alterations of cardiac structure and function, particularly in women, according to new data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.Researchers analyzed 4,466 participants from visit 5 of the ARIC study (mean age, 76 years; 60% women) who underwent transthoracic echocardiography. Former drinkers and people with significant valvular disease were excluded.


Increasing alcohol consumption may be harmful to elderly hearts

In elderly people, increasing alcohol intake was associated with alterations of cardiac structure and function, particularly in women, according to new data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.Researchers analyzed 4,466 participants from visit 5 of the ARIC study (mean age, 76 years; 60% women) who underwent transthoracic echocardiography. Former drinkers and people with significant valvular disease were excluded.

Increasing alcohol consumption may be harmful to elderly hearts

In elderly people, increasing alcohol intake was associated with alterations of cardiac structure and function, particularly in women, according to new data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.Researchers analyzed 4,466 participants from visit 5 of the ARIC study (mean age, 76 years; 60% women) who underwent transthoracic echocardiography. Former drinkers and people with significant valvular disease were excluded.