Tag Archives: Middle age

• Study: Heavy drinking in middle age speeds cognitive decline

Study: Heavy drinking in middle age speeds cognitive decline

Middle-aged men who consume an average of more than 2½ alcoholic drinks per day accelerate the rate at which their memories decline by almost six years over a 10-year span, says a new study. And while a higher consumption of spirits such as vodka, gin, whiskey or scotch was linked to the fastest rates of […]