Depression risk reduced in women who drink moderately (by Decanter.com)

Posted: December 15, 2012 by wynmaker in Alcohol, Research, Wine, World wine news
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Rather have a glass of wine!

Rather have a glass of wine!

The risk of depression is significantly lower in women who drink moderate amounts of wine, a study has found.

 

More than 13,000 adults in Spain were studied over a ten-year period, with the outcome based on a doctor’s diagnosis or on the habitual use of anti-depressant drugs for four or more years.

Reported depression was much higher among women than men, but for those women drinking 5-15g of alcohol a day (approximately one glass), the risk of diagnosis of depression was significantly lower, when compared to… read on

 

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