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).
According to the experts in the field of climate change, by the year 2020, mankind is expected to greatly reduce emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that the average temperature on the planet has not increased by more than two degrees. Otherwise, climate change could lead to unpredictable consequences.
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Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.