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Wine consumption and dementia in the elderly: a prospective community study in the Bordeaux area.

@article{Orgogozo1997WineCA,
  title={Wine consumption and dementia in the elderly: a prospective community study in the Bordeaux area.},
  author={J. -M. Orgogozo and Jean-François Dartigues and Sylviane Lafont and Luc Letenneur and Daniel Commenges and Roger Salamon and Serge C Renaud and Monique M B Breteler},
  journal={Revue neurologique},
  year={1997},
  volume={153 3},
  pages={
          185-92
        }
}
Alcoholism is a possible cause of dementia, mainly through associated nutritional deficiencies and, rarely, through acute direct toxicity. [] Key Method We prospectively studied 3,777 community residents aged 65 and over, in the districts of Gironde and Dordogne. Average daily alcoholic consumption was recorded at baseline. Incident cases of dementia and Alzheimer's disease were screened at follow-up with explicit criteria.

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