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Wine may prevent dementia

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7086.993j (Published 05 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:993
  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    Elderly people who drink wine moderately seem to be less prone to develop senile dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to an epidemiological study by the French institute of health and medical research.

    The prospective survey of normal and pathological aging started in 1988 in a cohort of 3777 men and women over 65 years of age living in or near Bordeaux. The research team, led …

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