Immun Ageing 2021 Sep 23;18(1):37. Epub 2021 Sep 23.
Department of Surgery, Division of GI, Trauma and Endocrine Surgery, and Alcohol Research Program, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, 12700 East 19th Ave, RC2, Mail Stop #8620, CO, 80045, Aurora, USA.
Background: There are currently > 600 million people over the age of 65 globally and this number is expected to double by the year 2050. Alcohol use among this population is on the rise, which is concerning as aging is associated with increased risk for a number of chronic illnesses. As most studies investigating the effects of alcohol have focused on young/middle-aged populations, there is a dearth of information regarding the consequences of alcohol use in older consumers. Read More