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Brain protein called vimentin can indicate damage to the hippocampus following binge drinking

Binge drinking is known to increase the risk of developing dementia and/or brain damage. A new study used rodents to test markers of neurodegeneration to determine a threshold for brain damage. The vimentin brain protein can indicate damage to the hippocampus after 24 hours of binge-like drinking.
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