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Hitchcock Rehab Center Hha
(803) 648-8344
690 Medical Park Drive
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Richard Eisenberg
410 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nhc Homecare Aiken
(803) 643-1701
50 University Parkway
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Southercare - Aiken
(803) 643-9888
33 Varden Drive
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Lower Savannah Health District
(803) 278-2526
222 Beaufort Street Ne
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hitchcock Hospice
(803) 643-0001
690 Medical Park Drive
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Ronald Paolini
1310 Pine Log Rd
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gregory Smith
(803) 641-7700
1135 Gregg Hwy
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mattie C. Hall Health Care Cen
(803) 649-6264
830 Laurens Street North Box 475
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Azalea Woods
(803) 648-0434
123 Dupont Dr
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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