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Older adults with long-term alcohol dependence lose neurocognitive abilities

15:03 EDT 22 Sep 2016 | Medical Xpress

Heavy drinking can lead to neurophysiological and cognitive changes ranging from disrupted sleep to more serious neurotoxic effects. Aging can also contribute to cognitive decline. Several studies on the interaction of current heavy drinking and aging have had varied results. This study sought to elucidate the relations among age, heavy drinking, and neurocognitive function.

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