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WIC Newsletter
July/August 2016

Editorial/Feature article

Why it is important to drink wine moderately and with meals
This review article presents a summary of evidence-based scientific data relating the moderate consumption of wine and other alcoholic beverages to health.  It explains how the type of beverage, regular versus binge drinking, consumption with meals, etc. affects its risks and benefits…
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General Health
Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may be associated with higher cognitive function
                       
This study suggests that moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages at an older age may be beneficial for cognitive health…
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Liver disease
Moderate drinkers might be protected from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
In most chronic liver diseases, chronic heavy alcohol consumption is a risk factor for developing cirrhosis and liver cancer, however, moderate intake of alcoholic beverages may be protective against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)…..
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Cancer
Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages may lower thyroid cancer risk
This meta-analysis confirmed an inverse association between the moderate intake of alcoholic beverages and thyroid cancer risk…
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Other News

Survey in France: Young people and wine
A qualitative and quantitative survey among 600 young people (18-35 years) was conducted in France.

In this issue

  • Why it is important to drink wine moderately and with meals
  • Moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages may be associated with higher cognitive function
  • Moderate drinkers might be protected from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Moderate alcohol consumption may lower thyroid cancer risk
  • Survey in France: Young people and wine

Upcoming Events

24—28 October 2016
39th World Vine and Wine Congress
Bento Gonçalvez, Brazil


9-12 November 2016
European Public Health Conference: All for Health – Health for all
Vienna, Austria
 

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