From the AP:
Drinking linked to faster mental decline in men
NEW YORK (AP) — Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they've been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.
The study of about 5,000 British civil servants found that over a decade, the added decline was the equivalent of about two extra years of aging for a combined measure of mental abilities like reasoning, and about six years for memory. The heavy drinkers' abilities were compared to those of men who drank moderately or abstained.
But did they control for this?
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