Alcohol Fights Dementia

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Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol regularly improves a person’s chances of reaching age 85 free of dementia, according to a study led by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. Researchers found that among men and women 85 and older, individuals who consumed “moderate to heavy” amounts of alcohol five to seven days a week were twice as likely to be cognitively healthy than non-drinkers.

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