Alcohol Consumption as a Risk Factor for Dementia and Cognitive Decline: Meta-Analysis of Prospec...

13 Jul 2009Kaarin J. Anstey, Ph.D. , Holly A. Mack, Ph.D., Nicolas Cherbuin, Ph.D.

Our results suggest that alcohol drinkers in late life have reduced risk of dementia.

Meta Analysis
2 effects
5 years
36746 subjects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Alzheimer's disease Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Dementia Brain outcome

Strong Decrease

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