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WIC Newsletter
March 2014

Feature article

The dose makes the poison or the remedy
A group of American scientists recently published a critical review of the studies relating the consumption of alcoholic beverages to cardiovascular health and thereby explaining the importance of dose on the resulting effects... Read more

Scientific articles

Diabetes
Diabetic moderate wine drinkers at lower risk of cardiovascular events and mortality 
The results of the largest study on diabetes in the world showed a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death among type 2 diabetic moderate wine drinkers... Read more

Drinking Patterns
Binge drinking increases mortality risk among moderate drinkers
The drinking pattern counts!…Among older moderate drinkers, those who engaged in occasional heavy drinking had a significantly increased total mortality risk compared to regular moderate drinkers… Read more

Dementia
Moderate wine consumption may lower risk of cognitive decline 
The consumption of different alcoholic beverages and the cognitive decline at middle age was investigated in a Dutch study. Only moderate red wine consumption was associated with a lower decline in cognitive function among middle-aged men and women…Read more
 

In this issue

  • The dose makes the poison or the remedy
  • Diabetic moderate wine drinkers at lower risk of cardiovascular events and mortality
  • Binge drinking increases mortality risk among moderate drinkers
  • Moderate wine consumption may lower risk of cognitive decline 
     

Upcoming Events


26-28 March 2014
WAC2014 conference
Beaune, France

24 March – 05 April
OIV meetings
Paris, France  

2-3 April 2014
DIETA MEDITERRÁNEA
Barcelona, Spain

9 April 2014
European Alcohol and Health Forum14th Plenary Meeting
Brussels, Belgium

4-7 May 2014
World Congress of Cardiology 
Melbourne, Australia

5-8 May 2014
International conference on health and medical sciences
Athens, Greece

26 June 2014
Satellite symposium, “Nutritional aspects of moderate wine consumption”
Ludwigsburg, Germany
 

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