Alcohol, infection are linked to short-term stroke risk

10/26/2010 | Reuters

A review in the journal Stroke of 26 stroke studies suggests that people who consumed 40 to 60 grams of alcohol -- about three to four drinks -- had an almost threefold increase in the risk of stroke within the next 24 hours. Researchers also found that those who had a cold, flu or other infections were two to three times more likely than others to suffer a stroke over the next seven to 30 days.

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