Alcohol use disorder is associated with higher risks of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases: A study of US insurance claims data

Alcohol use disorder is associated with higher risks of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases: A study of US insurance claims data
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2022 Nov 21;14(1):e12370. doi: 10.1002/dad2.12370. eCollection 2022.ABSTRACTINTRODUCTION: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is on the ascendancy in the US older adult population. The association between AUD and adverse brain outcomes remains inconclusive.METHOD: In a retrospective cohort design using US insurance claim data (2007-2020), 129,182 individuals with AUD were matched with 129,182 controls by age, sex, race, and clinical ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-11-24By Pengyue Zhang