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Alzheimer's Association, Piedmont Valley Chapter
(804) 973-6122
P. O. Box 4634
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Rafal Smigrodzki
500 Ray C Hunt Dr
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Suzanne Holroyd
500 Ray C Hunt Dr
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephanie Heidelberg
1618 Rugby Ave
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Krag
Rr 3 Box 222
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Virginia Duggins
2401 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joel Trugman
(434) 978-3103
Neurology- Box 394
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cedars Nursing Home, The
(434) 296-5611
1242 Cedars Ct
Charlottesville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bruce Cohen
Box 623
Charlottesvle, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Russell Swerdlow
Uva Health Sciences System
Charlottesvle, 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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