Moderate drinking: a boon to memory function?

Alcohol consumption is unlikely to cause memory loss, according to new research which indicates that it may in fact have a protective effect on cognition.

The evidence seems to suggest that regular moderate drinking may be a healthier option than spasmodic drinking or even no drinking when it comes to memory function later in life.

Data from a retrospective cohort analysis of more than 3,500 older men found that consuming 15-27 drinks per week lowered their odds of cognitive