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Phoebe Home Inc
(610) 435-9037
1925 Turner St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maromi Nei
421 W Chew St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clifford Schilke
1251 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Orr
(610) 435-4555
2844 W Pennsylvania St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lehigh Valley Hospice
(610) 402-7300
2166 South 12th Street
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Pushpi Chaudhary
1251 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Healthcare Allentown
(570) 424-1758
1146 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Extended Family Care
(610) 432-6766
221 North Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Janet Schwartz
(610) 820-3900
401 N 17th St
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sivagnanalin Sivakantha
1251 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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