Following five healthy lifestyle habits may increase life expectancy by decade or more

Maintaining five healthy habits — eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking — during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study.

Source: Following five healthy lifestyle habits may increase life expectancy by decade or more — ScienceDaily

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Even moderate alcohol drinking linked to heart and circulatory diseases

Regularly drinking more than the recommended UK guidelines for alcohol could take years off your life, according to new research. The study shows that drinking more alcohol is associated with a higher risk of stroke, fatal aneurysm, heart failure and death.

Source: Consuming more than five drinks a week could shorten your life: Even moderate alcohol drinking linked to heart and circulatory diseases, study finds — ScienceDaily

Alzheimer’s drug repairs brain damage after alcohol binges in rodents: Drug appears to reverse structural and genetic brain changes that affect memory, learning

A drug used to slow cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease could offer clues on how drugs might one day be able to reverse brain changes that affect learning and memory in teens and young adults who binge drink.

Source: Alzheimer’s drug repairs brain damage after alcohol binges in rodents: Drug appears to reverse structural and genetic brain changes that affect memory, learning — ScienceDaily

Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia

Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. This according to a nationwide observational study of over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France.

Source: Largest study of its kind finds alcohol use biggest risk factor for dementia — ScienceDaily