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Athens-Limestone Hospital Hh
(256) 233-9149
661 Us Hwy 72 W
Athens, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Forum Green Inc Dba Limestone
(256) 232-3489
1600 West Hobbs Street
Athens, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Limestone County Home Health
(256) 230-0434
P O Box 69
Athens, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

William Huddleston
(256) 353-9433
Po Box 2221
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sara Rochester
450 Lanier Rd
Madison, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Athens Convalescent Center Inc
(256) 232-1620
611 West Market Street
Athens, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Limestone County
(256) 232-5017
405 South Marion
Athens, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Ammar Alrefai
450 Lanier Rd
Madison, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Gamble
8075 Madison Blvd
Madison, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Madison Manor Nursing Home
(256) 772-9243
3891 Sullivan St
Madison, AL
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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