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Ahmad Bizri
(304) 327-1570
500 Cherry St
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Community Hospices Of America The Virg
(304) 325-7220
Box 6364 Blue Prince Road
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Hospices

Khalid Razzaq
1333 Southview Dr
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Khalid Razzaq
(276) 322-3925
5 Westwood Medical Park
Bluefield, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Yong Chun
Rr 2 Box 303
Bluefield, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cumberland Care Center
(304) 325-5448
Rogers And Pearis St
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bluefield Regional Med. Center
(304) 327-1523
500 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bluefield Reg Med Ctr Hha
(304) 327-1887
1549 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bluefield Regional Med Center Of Va
(276) 322-0067
2125 College Avenue
Bluefield, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Westwood Center
(276) 322-5439
Westwood Medical Park
Bluefield, VA
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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