More alcohol, less brain: Association begins with an average of just one drink a day

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More alcohol, less brain: Association begins with an average of just one drink a day

Even light-to-moderate drinking is associated with harm to the brain, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from more than 36,000 adults that found a link between drinking and reduced brain volume that begins at an average consumption level of less than one alcohol unit a day — the equivalent of about half a beer — and rises with each additional drink.

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