Latest scientific news 28 March 2019

What about the impact of moderate consumption of alcohol on kidneys disease?

In this prospective US study, the researchers found that low to moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages (1-15 drinks per week) was associated with a lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease. They conclude that a moderate intake, therefore, is not likely to be harmful to the kidneys.

Hu E et al, Alcohol consumption and incident kidney disease: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, J Renal Nutrition 2019, 1-9.

For more information about this article, read the scientific abstract here.