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Jack Dodd
1111 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Qualicare Home Health Care
(515) 233-0210
1107 Airport Road
Ames, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Homeward Hospice
(515) 956-6000
1606 South Duff Suite 400
Ames, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Mary Greeley Hospital-Snf
(515) 239-2011
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Damini Parulekar
319 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Moore
(515) 239-4475
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverside Manor
(515) 233-2903
1204 South 4th Street
Ames, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Homeward
(515) 232-4663
1606 S Duff Suite 400
Ames, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ernest Ajax
(515) 239-4775
1015 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

The Abington On Grand
(515) 232-3426
3440 Grand Avenue
Ames, IA
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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