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Overeating May Double the Risk of Memory Loss

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A new study from Mayo Clinic supports the idea that "what's good for your heart is good for your brain." The study, released today, suggests that eating too much may double the risk for memory loss in people age 70 and older. This research will be presented [...]

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Concussion Jolts the Brain into Crisis

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 24, 2012.  Concerns are growing about the prevalence of concussions in children and teens who play sports, as well as in professional athletes. The August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter covers what happens when concussions occur and why they can be dangerous. Concussion is a [...]

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The Olympics for the Rest of Us: How Ping-Pong Can Help Your Brain

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 31, 2012.  The physical benefits of the Olympic sports are pretty obvious: strength, endurance and agility, to name a few. But did you know they also can help the brain? Mayo Clinic research shows that any exercise that gets the heart pumping may reduce the risk [...]

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#AskSanjay and Mayo Clinic Experts Your Brain Health Questions

LIVE Twitter Chat with CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta TODAY at 2:30 pm ET. Tweet: @CNNHealth  Hashtag: #AskSanjay Mayo Clinic neurologists, Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D, and Yonas Geda, M.D., will join the chat to discuss brain health and answer your questions! 

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