Drinking up to one glass of wine per day may lower the riskof stroke in women, according to a study published in the journal Stroke andreported by HealthDay News.

For the study, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospitalin Boston examined data from nearly 84,000women who took part in the Nurses’ Health study. The women had no evidence ofheart disease and were followed for up to 26 years, providing information abouttheir diet, alcohol consumption, lifestyle habits andstroke occurrence.