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Alcohol is an old drug that has attracted human interest for thousands of years. Evidence of wine making was depicted on the walls of the temples of pharaohs in Egypt and Sumerians in Mesopotamia. Scientific debate about the risks and benefits of alcohol started in Europe several centuries ago and continues today.
How much alcohol should people drink, what should they drink are important questions that need definitive answers.
A vast number of studies have demonstrated the protective effect of wine, especially red, towards cardiovascular risk. It is proved that the non-alcoholic compounds of the wine confrere to a reduced cardiovascular risk.
Most of the data have been produced from observational, ecological and epidemiological studies. Conduction of powerful randomized control trials to address the protective effect of wine is unlikely to happen. Therefore, careful discussion of the physician and the individual is needed to implement drinking in everyday life. This speech will address this issue in depth presenting solid scientific data.