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Alcohol Consumption as a Risk Factor for Dementia and Cognitive Decline:A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies

Anstey, Kaarin; Mack, Holly; Cherbuin, Nicolas

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The relationships between alcohol consumption and dementia and cognitive decline were investigated in a systematic review including meta-analyses of 15 prospective studies. Follow-ups ranged from 2 to 8 years. Meta-analyses were conducted on samples including 14,646 participants evaluated for Alzheimer disease (AD), 10,225 participants evaluated for vascular dementia (VaD), and 11,875 followed for any type of dementia (Any dementia). The pooled relative risks (RRs) of AD, VaD, and Any dementia...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49909
Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181a2fd07

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