In their study, researchers looked at elderly men with a genetic variation that produces an enzyme responsible for the metabolism of alcohol that is up to 80 times less competent at doing the task.
It was associated with reduced alcohol use, "but it had no association with depression whatsoever," Prof Almeida said.
"The conclusion is that alcohol use neither causes nor prevents depression in older men.
"Our results also debunk the view that mild to moderate alcohol consumption may reduce the risk of depression."
Two drunken golf fans allegedly stole the pictured golf cart and drove it five miles down the road and onto local bar Selwyn Pub's patio according to sources from Total Frat Move. The source of the golf cart, Quail Hollow Country Club, is well known in Charlotte, NC for its party atmosphere during tournaments. A co-owner of the pub confirmed that, although they aren't sure how it got there, a Quail Hollow golf cart was indeed left on the patio of Selwyn Pub. The drunk patrons/golf cart theives apparently abandoned the cart to be picked up by a country club representative the next morning and left the bar without being caught.