Cognitive impairment/decline linked to problematic alcohol drinking in South Koreans

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Takeaway

  • Problematic alcohol drinking may increase the risk for cognitive impairment/decline.

Study design

  • In the Korean Longitudinal Study of Aging, 5,157 participants aged 45-y or older with normal cognitive function (Korean Mini-Mental State Examination [K-MMSE] ≥24) in 2006 comp...