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

Alex Thomas
(610) 740-3228
1600 Hanover Ave
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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

Syed Viqar
(610) 530-8770
4949 Liberty Ln
Wescosville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Visiting Nurses Of The Lehigh Valley
(610) 434-6134
1411 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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

Paul Orr
1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elaine Schwinge
(610) 820-0644
2895 Hamilton Blvd Ste 103
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Phoebe Visiting Nurse Assoc
(610) 395-2500
501 North 17th Street Suite 200
Allentown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Westminster Village
(610) 434-6245
803 N Wahneta Street
Allentown, PA
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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