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What is the relationship between alcohol intake and cognitive decline with age? (DGAC 2010)

Conclusion

Moderate evidence suggests that compared to non-drinkers, individuals who drink moderately have a slower cognitive decline with age. (Grade: Moderate) 

Although limited, evidence suggests that heavy or binge drinking is detrimental to age-related cognitive decline. (Grade: Limited)

 

Grade

Moderate; Limited
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What is the relationship between alcohol intake and cognitive decline with age?


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What is the relationship between alcohol intake and cognitive decline with age?