Alcohol and Cardiovascular Diseases, No. 216 (Novartis Foundation Symposia)

Alcohol and Cardiovascular Diseases, No. 216 (Novartis Foundation Symposia)

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Novartis Foundation
Wiley–Blackwell
Edition: No. 216, 1998-10-13
EAN 9780471977698, ISBN10: 0471977691

Paperback, 280 pages, 23.8 x 15.8 x 2 cm

Both timely and topical, this book examines the most important aspects of the relationship between alcohol consumption and health. Drawing together much new and exciting work in this area, it reviews this emotive subject from a dispassionate perspective. It will provide a firm base for further research into the effects of alcohol on the cardiovascular system, and into public health attitudes to what is both a universal pleasure and problem.

"I highly recommend this book as an essential reference volume on alcohol and the cardiovascular system..." (Addiction Biology, Vol. 6, 2001)

"The papers in this volume consider the evidence for the so–called J–shape curve and propose biological explanations for this effect..." (Aslib Book Guide, Vol. 64, No. 3, March 1999)