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The International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research hosts forums that look at research conducted around the world on the relationship between alcohol consumption and health.

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The latest critique from The ISFAR looks at a study of around 11,000 diabetes sufferers from 20 countriesInternational Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 136: Alcohol’s Effects on Cardiovascular Risk among Subjects with Diabetes Mellitus

19 March 2014

A paper by Blomster JI, to be published in Diabetes Care is based on the largest study on diabetes in the world.

The latest critique from The ISFAR considers research that looks at a link between binge drinking and moderate drinkersInternational Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 135: Binge Drinking Increases Mortality Risk among Moderate Drinkers

12 March 2014

A recent study of late-life alcohol consumption and drinking problems was based on a sample of “late-middle-aged” (55–65 years old at baseline) “community residents” who were recruited from the western part of the US.

In its latest critique, the ISFAR looks at the possibility that 
moderate alcohol intake may lower the risk of developing MSInternational Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 133: Alcohol Intake may Lower the Risk of Developing Multiple Sclerosis

4 February 2014

Previous research has shown that alcohol consumption may be associated with a reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus, and other autoimmune diseases. There have also been reports that alcohol may lower the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).

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