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2005-01-20 08:16:41

One glass a day benefited older women, study finds HealthDayNews -- A drink a day may keep dementia away. That's the conclusion of a new study that found that older women who had one alcoholic drink a day had a 20 percent reduced risk of cognitive impairment, compared to women who abstained. This small benefit may translate into bigger benefits later in life. "A decent proportion of women we see who are having more memory changes than other women will go on to get dementia," said senior study...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.