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Fortwood Center Inc
(423) 266-6751
1028 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Tim Larson
601 Cumberland St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Parkridge Medical Center Snf
(423) 698-6061
2333 Mccallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Siskin Hospital Subacute Rehab
(423) 634-1750
One Siskin Plaza
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mary Stroud
(423) 570-1900
188 S Crest Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

George Jackson
2339 Mccallie Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Angelina Supan
601 Holtzclaw & Cumberland
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Memorial Hospital Snf
(423) 622-3128
2525 De Sales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lotika Pandit
979 E 3rd St Ste 402
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nhc Healthcare, Chattanooga
(423) 624-1533
2700 Parkwood Ave
Chattanooga, TN
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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