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Cdc foundation amgen announce program to support studies of cardiovascular diseases globally

CDC Foundation, Amgen announce programme to support studies of cardiovascular diseases globally

Global partnership seeks to improve health outcomes for people living with CVD in low- and middle-income countries

Moderate alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke

Moderate alcohol consumption does not protect against stroke

Blood pressure and stroke risk increase steadily with increasing alcohol intake, and previous claims that 1-2 alcoholic drinks a day might protect against stroke are dismissed by new evidence from a genetic study involving 160,000 adults.

Directors

  • Rory Collins
    Rory Collins

    Head of Nuffield Department of Population Health and BHF Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

  • Colin Baigent
    Colin Baigent

    Professor of Epidemiology and Director, MRC PHRU