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Katie Busch
616 S Laflin St Unit J
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Aimee St Pierre
1753 W Congress Pkwy
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rush University Medical Center
(312) 942-4463
600 South Paulina Street, 1028
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Disease Centers

Michael Kelly
1725 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Janice Makela
1801 W Taylor St # 3a
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Qv Inc.
(312) 666-5003
322 South Green Street
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Rita Shapiro
1801 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harvey Whitfield
(312) 569-6812
820 S Damen Ave
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Danesh Alam
9125 Wood St
Chicago, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Muhammad Qazi
1901 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL
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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