'Beneficial' Effects Of Alcohol? Researchers Urge Caution On Recent Results, Suggest Life-Style Factors Real Source, University of Ferrara, Italy Study

Published: Oct 15, 2009

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ScienceDaily (Oct. 14, 2009) — According a new study of over 3,000 adults aged 70-79, the apparent association between light-to-moderate alcohol consumption and reduced risk of functional decline over time did not hold up after adjustments were made for characteristics related to lifestyle, in particular physical activity, body weight, education, and income.

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