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Jeffrey Barkin
498 Essex St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gentiva Health Services
(207) 990-9000
1 Cumberland Place Ste 316
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Home Health & Hospice Of St Joseph
(207) 262-1810
900 Broadway
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Hospices

Stuart Stein
417 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Peter Morin
(207) 947-3221
498 Essex St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Maine Veterans Home (Bangor)
(207) 942-2333
44 Hogan Road
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stevan Gressitt
29 Franklin St Ste 1
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Eastern Maine
(207) 973-8269
855 Union Street, Suite 250
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Hospices

Takeo Kawamura
263 State St
Bangor, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brian Gottlieb
268 Stillwater Ave
Bangor, ME
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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