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Drinking Alcohol, Even in Moderation, "a Dementia Risk," Veterans Health Research Institute Study


7/18/2012 7:24:10 AM

Drinking even "moderate" amounts of alcohol increases dementia risk, US research suggests. The findings, presented at an international conference, challenge the notion that some alcohol could be good for ageing brains. People who stick to recommended alcohol limits are still at risk, as well as bingers and heavy drinkers, according to the work. The study tracked the health over 20 years of 1,300 women in their mid-60s.

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