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Peter Boyle, Paolo Boffetta, Albert B. Lowenfels, Harry Burns, Otis Brawley, Witold Zatonski, and Jürgen Rehm

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199655786

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.001.0001

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Key studies of alcohol and disease

Key studies of alcohol and disease

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(p.13) Chapter 2 Key studies of alcohol and disease
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Jürgen Rehm

Kevin Shield

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655786.003.0002

This chapter summarizes the highlights of alcohol epidemiology. It begins with a review of classic studies on the impact of alcohol consumption on morbidity and/or mortality. It then describes key studies on the relationship between alcohol consumption and specific disease categories (i.e., cardiovascular disease, cancer, and injury). Finally, it outlines the most impactful studies of the last fifteen years on the relationship between alcohol consumption and different disease outcomes.

Keywords:   alcohol epidemiology, alcohol consumption, morbidity, mortality, cardiovascular disease, cancer, injury

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