Tag: Alzheimer’s

Drinking Reduces Alzheimer’s: This Might Help Explain Why

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Research has shown that alcohol drinking reduces Alzheimer’s disease (AD). It also reduces other causes of dementia. This has long been found. Now research has implicated plaques in the brain in causing AD. And a cause of such plaques are beta-amyloid peptides. These are short links of amino acids. OK, this isn’t a chemistry class. …

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Alcohol and Dementia Risk: Moderate Drinking Helps

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Alcohol and dementia risk. Can moderate drinking reduce the risk? Alcohol and Dementia Risk Researchers conducted a study of 3,069 community living adults. They were aged 75 years and older. All were in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study (GEMS).  That’s a federal research project. It reported a strong link between moderate drinking and lower …

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Drinking and Dementia, Alzheimer’s, & Memory Loss

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The relationship between drinking and dementia, as well as Alzheimer’s, is an important matter. It effects millions of people, their loved ones, and governments. Medical research has shown that moderate drinking reduces the risk of dementia. This includes Alzheimer’s disease. The alcohol can be beer, wine or liquor (distilled spirits). But abstaining from alcohol increases …

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