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Barnabas Health Care Serv
(218) 829-0901
223 Washington Street
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Brainerd Regional Human Service Ctr
(218) 828-2201
1777 Highway 18 E
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Roberto Pagarigan
11800 State Highway 18
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Crow Wing County Health Dept
(218) 824-1080
219 Laurel Street
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ted Matzen
11800 State Highway 18
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St Joseph's Home Care And Hospice
(218) 828-7444
303 Kingwood Street
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Hospices

Sharon Satterfield
11800 State Highway 18
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Bonde
1777 Highway 18 E
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kimberly Aho
(218) 829-0017
2024 S 6th St
Brainerd, MN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Leonard Fielding
(218) 828-7394
523 N 3rd St
Brainerd, MN
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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