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Good Shepherd Home
(610) 776-3100
601 St John Street
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Marjorie Cooper
401 N 17th St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elzbieta Fulinska
1736 W Hamilton St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Haven House
(610) 433-6181
1108 Walnut Street
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Luther Crest Nursing Facility
(610) 391-8218
800 Hausman Road
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Liberty Nursing & Rehab Center
(610) 432-4351
535 North 17th Street
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Peggy Chatham-Showalter
3420 Walbert Ave
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sacred Heart Hosp Transitional Care Fa
(610) 776-5196
421 Chew Street
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Clifford Schilke
(610) 437-5222
400 N 17th St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Yun Sun
1210 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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