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Abstract #1825

Brain MRS After Consumption of Commercially Available Energy Drink

Saadallah Ramadan1, Tracy Burrows1, Kirrilly Pursey1, Peter Stanwell1

1School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia

1H One-dimensional (1D) spectroscopic data from a single voxel in the bi-occipital lobe were acquired from a group of Red Bull drinkers (n=4) and another control group(n=5). Each subject was monitored for more than 45 minutes with a 1D spectrum acquired every 5 minutes on a 1.5 T Achieva XR MR scanner (Phillips, The Netherlands). Data was processed and analyzed using LcModel. Data revealed a decrease in PCr, Ins, and MM20, and an increase in GSH and Glx as a result of drinking Red Bull.