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Heritage Home Health Care Lc
(540) 552-0455
1490 South Main Street
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sarah Williams
700 University City Blvd
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Medshares Homecare New Rvr Val
(540) 381-1808
1997 South Main Street Ste 601
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

M Douglass
700 University City Blvd
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Glen Sublette
2955 Market St
Christiansbrg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heidi Clay
700 University City Blvd
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Montgomery Rgnl Hosp
(540) 951-1111
Rte 460 South
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Robert Murdock
(540) 557-5556
901 Plantation Rd
Blacksburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carilion Hospice Svcs New River Valley
(540) 224-4753
111 West Main Street
Christiansburg, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Richard Jackson
2900 Lamb Cir Ste 370
Christiansbrg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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