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Any alcohol increases dementia risk, middle aged are warned

Millions of adults will be advised how to reduce the risk of dementia as part of an NHS MOT given from the age of 40

Middle-aged people should be told to cut out alcohol to reduce their risk of dementia as part of new health checks from the age of 40, under new NHS proposals.

The recommendations say a current system offering all patients a mid-life MOT at their GP surgery should be expanded to provide millions of adults with advice on protecting themselves from the dementia.

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