Associations of Alcohol Consumption, Alcohol-Induced Passing Out With Risk of Dementia

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: The risk of future dementia associated with overall alcohol consumption and alcohol-induced loss of consciousness in a population of current drinkers was examined in this observational study with more than 131,000 adults.

Authors: Mika Kivimaki, Ph.D., of University College London in London, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.16084)

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