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On With Life
(515) 965-1339
715 Sw Ankeny Road
Ankeny, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Childserve Home Care
(515) 727-1201
5900 Pioneer Parkway
Johnston, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bishop Drumm Care Center
(515) 270-1100
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Larson
1750 48th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Maria Eribal
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mill Pond Retirement Community
(515) 964-2273
1201 Se Mill Pond Court
Ankeny, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Childrens Habilitation Center
(515) 727-1201
5900 Pioneer Parkway
Johnston, IA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Clc Polk City
(515) 984-6511
1002 West Washington
Polk City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fredrick Bahls
(515) 699-5999
3600 30th St
Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Union Park Health Services
(515) 262-9303
2401 East Eighth Street
Des Moines, 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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