Healthy hearts and the alcohol dilemma

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A row of bottles on a shelf

We’ve all heard before that too much, too often isn’t the healthiest lifestyle when it comes to alcohol…but can a small amount actually be beneficial for our hearts?

Dr Rudolph Schutte, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader BSc (Hons) Medical Science, examines how previous research showing the alleged benefits of limited alcohol consumption is riddled with systematic errors. Have these errors promoted the controversial idea that the occasional drink can be good for our cardiovascular health? If so, why have scientists been getting it wrong?

Join Rudolph to get to the bottom of this debate, discover which compounds might be confusing the data, and find out how you can make an informed decision before picking up your next pint.

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