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Overeating Can Contribute To Memory Loss
2012-02-13 08:51:18

New research suggests that overeating may double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), in people age 70 and older. US scientists have shown that a high caloric intake can substantially increase the risk of developing MCI, which is the stage between normal memory loss that comes with aging and early Alzheimer´s disease. The findings were released today at aan.com and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology´s 64th Annual Meeting in New...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'