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Dementia in older Adults | 2/day or 14 drinks a week increases risk

If you drink nearly 14 drinks per week (2 drinks per day) and already suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI),

...you may be at a higher risk of developing dementia than those who enjoy one drink a week, say researchers.
According to researchers from Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, among those adults with MCI, the risk of dementia according to numbers of alcoholic drinks per week wasn’t statistically significant, although it appeared to be highest for drinking more than 14 drinks per week compared with less than one drink.
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