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Wine & Health

Cognitive Drinking: Alcohol in Moderation May Keep Older Women's Minds Sharp
Jacob Gaffney
Issue: April 30, 2005

Among women ages 50 and over, drinking a glass of wine or two per day may prevent brain deterioration, according to two new U.S. studies that bolster earlier findings on alcohol's effect on cognition. The larger study, from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, looked at 11,100 women in their 70s and 80s.

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