Binge Drinking May Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

Binge drinking may be linked to the onset and severity of Alzheimer’s disease, and it might strike younger and in a more severe form, scientists are embarking on a path to try and decipher the molecular steps involved in how excessive alcohol consumption leads to the most common form of dementia.

Scientists from Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research are building on the premise of excessive alcohol consumption being toxic to the brain; binge drinking likely plays an insidious part in the alteration of a normal brain protein into a biological rogue that is highly prevalent in Alzheimer’s disease: TAU.

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