Study Shows Alcohol’s Brain Benefits


Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) recently conducted a study on mice that found that drinking the equivalent of 2.5 alcoholic drinks a day was actually beneficial to the brain. In fact scientists found that alcohol consumed in moderation could reduce brain inflammation.

The study revealed that alcohol could benefit the glymphatic system, the system that removes waste products from the brain however excessive consumption was found to have the opposite effect. Read more at