Alcohol consumption in mild cognitive impairment and dementia: harmful or neuroprotective?

  title={Alcohol consumption in mild cognitive impairment and dementia: harmful or neuroprotective?},
  author={Francesco Panza and Vincenza Frisardi and Davide Seripa and Giancarlo Logroscino and Andrea Santamato and Bruno Pietro Imbimbo and Emanuele Scafato and Alberto Pilotto and Vincenzo Solfrizzi},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
Objective: In several longitudinal studies, light‐to‐moderate drinking of alcoholic beverages has been proposed as being protective against the development of age‐related changes in cognitive function, predementia syndromes, and cognitive decline of degenerative (Alzheimer's disease, AD) or vascular origin (vascular dementia). However, contrasting findings also exist. 

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