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Wine & Health: A Drink a Day Helps the Kidneys, Research Suggests

Jacob Gaffney
Issue: September 30, 2007

Drinking alcohol in light to moderate amounts is linked to a lower risk of kidney cancer than abstaining, according to a team of researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The report, published in the May 16 issue of Journal of the National Cancer Institute , culled data from 12 other studies on more than 750,000 men and women living in five different countries, and compared the incidence of kidney cancer with the drinking habits of the volunteers.

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