Moderate alcohol consumption over a number of decades damages the hippocampus. Photo: Shutterstock

Even moderate drinking can damage the brain, researchers now say

Sustained consumption of two to three units of alcohol a day shrinks the hippocampus, a part of the brain that governs memory and ability to keep one’s bearings, say British researchers

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Moderate alcohol consumption over a number of decades damages the hippocampus. Photo: Shutterstock
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