Fish oil could prevent Demetia among heavy drinkers

11:15 AM, Sep 27, 2013   |    comments
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Chronic alcohol abuse increases the risk of dementia ... but a new study reveals fish oil could help prevent cognitive decline among heavy drinkers.

Researchers compared the brain cells of mice given large amounts of alcohol to mice given both alcohol and fish oil.

The fish oil group had 90-percent less inflammation and cell death than mice who did not get fish oil.

Experts warn that further studies are still needed ---- and say the best way to protect the brain is to stop drinking or cut back to moderate amounts of alcohol.

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