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Centre Crest
(814) 355-6777
502 E Howard St
Bellefonte, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Centre Homecare Inc
(814) 355-2273
221 West High St
Bellefonte, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Centre Hospice
(814) 355-2273
221 W High St
Bellefonte, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Craig Richman
Rr 1 Box 259
Centre Hall, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Victoria Stout
Penn State University
University Pk, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kevin Burke
(814) 355-6898
420 Holmes St
Bellefonte, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Mateer
(814) 359-3421
550 W College Ave
Pleasant Gap, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nalin Patel
132 The Meadows Dr
Centre Hall, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ellen Johnson
311 Moore Bldg
University Pk, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Foxdale Village
(814) 238-3322
500 E Marylyn Ave
State College, PA
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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