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Amesbury Village
(978) 388-4682
22 Maple St
Amesbury, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rowen Hochstedler
24 Morrill Pl
Amesbury, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Shea
17 Reilly Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Essex Mental Health Centers
(978) 462-4644
52 Inn Street
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Helen Walsh
Montclair Road
West Newbury, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harborside Hlthcr-Amesbury Rehab Nctr
(978) 388-3500
6 Morrill Place
Amesbury, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Richard Selbst
4 Goddard Ave
Amesbury, MA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Port Healthcare Center
(978) 462-7373
Hale & Low Streets
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Anna Jaques Hospital Subacute
(978) 388-5696
25 Highland Avenue
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rowen Hochstedler
(978) 463-8724
39 Middle St # 1
Newburyport, MA
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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