Alcohol and Heart Disease investigates the effects of alcoholic beverage intake on human cardiac function, focusing on the pathological effects of high alcohol consumption as well as the potential benefits of moderate use.
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Table of Contents1. Alcohol and Cardiovascular Disease: Large Population Studies 2. The Alcoholic Cardiomyopathies: Genuine and Pseudo 3. Wine and Lifestyle: Role in Cardiovascular Disease and Premature Death 4. Effects of Gender on Alcohol's Heart Dysfunction 5. Alcohol and Cardiac Interactions: Medications 6. Alcohol Abuse and Hemorrhagic Stroke 7. Alcohol Abuse and Ischemic Stroke 8. Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Stroke: The Role of Tobacco 9. Alcohol, Vascular Cells, and Hemodynamic Forces 10. Moderate Alcohol Exposure Protects Cardiac Myocytes from Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury 11. Alcohol and Smoking: Synergism in Heart Disease 12. Oxidative Stress, Cell Damage and its Possible Prevention by Alpha-tocopherol: Cardiovascular and Other Cells 13. Alcohol and Platelet Function 14. Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters: Role in Alcohol Cardiotoxicity 15. Alcohol and Apolipoproteins 16. Alcohol and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Metabolism in the Cardiovascular System 17. Alcohol and Heart Muscle Proteins: with Special Reference to Measurement of Protein Synthesis in vivo 18. Cocaethylene: Immunologic, Hepatic and Cardiac Effects 19. Cardiotoxicity of Cocaine use by Humans and Rodents: Synergisms of Concomitant Cocaine Plus Alcohol Exposure 20. Mechanisms of Cocaine Cardiotoxicity 21. Alcohol and Reflex Regulation of the Cardiovascular System 22. Alcohol's Accentuation of AIDS' Nutritional and Immune Damage, a Cofactor in Heart Disease University of South Carolina Jules Constant, NY S. Goya Wannamethee and A. Gerald Shaper, Royal Free and University College Medical School Mariann R. Piano, University of Illinois Timothy J. Regan and Simon Cheung, UMDNJ, USA Seppo Juvela, Helsinki University Central Hospital Matti E. Hillborn, University Hospital of Oulu Jaana M. Leppala, University of Helsinki Eileen M. Redmond and Paul A. Cahill, University of Rochester Medical Center Mary O. Gray and Daria Mochly-Rosen, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center Jin Zhang and Ronald Watson, University of Arizona Victor R. Preedy and Helmut Seitz, King's College London ^Adam Myers, Kabita Das and Qing-Hui Zhang, Georgetown University Medical Center