Top 10 alcohol health claims17th July, 2012 by db_staff
6. Alcohol may cut arthritis risk
Drinking more than three glasses a week for at least 10 years halves the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers found.
The study of more than 34,000 Swedish women found the risk among those who drank more than three glasses of alcohol per week in 1987 and 1997 was 52% lower than those who were never drank.
The researchers gathered detailed information on alcohol consumption, diet, smoking history, physical activity and education level between 1987 and 1997.