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T Tanwi
2905 Boulevard
Colonial Hts, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Colonial Heights Health Care C
(804) 520-9380
831 Ellerslie Ave
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Erwin Jacobs
3212 Wood Dale Rd
Chester, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ramesh Agarwal
(804) 524-0461
1255 Riveroaks Dr
Colonial Hts, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hometown Health Care
(804) 526-3600
# 5 Dunlap Village Circle
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Amit Shah
6701 Arbor Lake Dr Apt 101
Chester, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Colonial Heights Conval Ctr
(804) 526-6851
831 Ellerslie Ave
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Richard May
3236b Boulevard
Colonial Hts, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ramesh Shah
(804) 526-2996
3801 Orkney Rd
Colonial Hts, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Crater Community Hospice
(804) 526-4300
840 West Roslyn Road Suite E
Colonial Heights, VA
Specialty
Hospices

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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