Items Tagged ‘brain function’

May 19, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN What snacks to eat for better sleep by Jacqueline Howard […]

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Tags: ABC News, ACL, AliveCor, Angie Murad, arrhythmia, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, autism, Aviation Pros, Beacon Health System, Becker’s Hospital Review, brain function

October 17, 2012

Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

A Mayo Clinic study has found a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors. Mayo researchers tracked people over 70 and found that those with diets high in carbohydrates and sugar have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment. “Sugar is good for your brain because you derive your energy […]

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Tags: brain function, Dr. Rosebud Roberts, senior citizens, sugar, sugar-rich diet, WCCO radio

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