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Drinking In Midlife Doubles Chance Of Memory Problems In Later Life, University of Exeter Study



7/30/2014 6:54:21 AM

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A study published today [Weds July 30] in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry indicates that middle-aged adults with a history of problem drinking are more than twice as likely to suffer from severe memory impairment in later life. The study highlights the hitherto largely unknown link between harmful patterns of alcohol consumption and problems with memory later in life – problems which may place people at a high risk of developing dementia.

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