Booze does not make you depressed


According to clinical neuroscientists from University of Western Australia, the long-held assumption that booze causes depression is bunk. Looking at the genetic variant that renders some unable to hold their liquor, the research ??involving 3,873 elderly male participants ??found there was ?no association with depression whatsoever,? said Professor Osvaldo Almeida. Less merrily, however, the ?results also debunk the view that mild to moderate alcohol consumption may reduce the risk of depression.?

They obviously haven?t seen us on the other side of a half-dozen appletinis. [Source]

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