American scientists have shown that regular consumption of sweetened beverages (e.g., soda) leads to a reduction in volume of the brain (especially hippocampus) and poor memory. Relevant studies published in the journals Alzheimer's &Dementia and Stroke, and briefly about them reports EurekAlert!
The scientists also found that daily consumption of diet soda (it contains sugar) is associated with a threefold increase in the risk of stroke and dementia, in comparison with a diet which does not assume the use of carbonated beverages.
To such conclusions experts came after analysis of studies on the health effects of drinking sugar-containing drinks.
Data synthesis three groups of participants who passed the magnetic resonance examination. The first set of people consisted of about four thousand participants over the age of 30, the second — about three thousand people older than 45 years and the third about 1.5 thousand of participants over 60 years old.
"Our results suggest a link between high consumption of sugar-containing beverages and atrophy of the brain, including reduced brain volume and memory impairment," said co-author works neurologist Matthew Pass from Boston University (USA).
The world's largest amphibious aircraft AG600 developed by Chinese designers, has successfully passed ground testing. "Ground tests are completed, which indicates the base readiness flight machine to implement the first flight," said the Chinese aircraft Corporation.
Director Ekaterina Eremenko "Lake Vostok. Ridge mountains of Madness" was awarded the Grand Prix of the oldest science film festival — Academia Film Olomouc in the Czech Republic. Eremenko worked on the film for 18 years and became the first Russian woman who spent over a month at the inland Antarctic station "Vostok".
Creator cameras mats Wernersson published on its YouTube channel a video demonstrating the Assembly process of the camera lens. Almost every component of a lens with a focal length of 90 millimeters and an aperture of f/2.8 made by hand. The hull is carved from a solid piece of aluminum.
Pyongyang has threatened to destroy a nuclear submarine of the U.S. Navy, which earlier this week came in South Korea's port of Busan. "When Michigan will try at least to move, he will be doomed to the miserable fate of becoming an underwater Ghost, unable to return to the surface" — promise propagandists from North Korea.
American film Director Oliver stone has confirmed that a film about Russian President Vladimir Putin. It is reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, which the filmmaker gave an interview. The newspaper claims that the picture, which, in particular, will talk about Russia's influence on U.S. elections, will be a hit.
The mission of the British spy plane RC-135W to collect data on the Russian military base on the Baltic sea was revealed through a mobile app for tracking passenger liners. The media drew attention to the fact that the development of the spy plane RC-135W cost the country $ 650 million pounds.