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David Honeyman
(413) 594-3111
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Birch Manor Nursing Home
(413) 592-7738
44 New Lombard Road
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Erik Zimmerman
(413) 594-3111
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lawrence Bernstein
260 New Ludlow Rd
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

Willimansett Center East
(413) 536-2540
11 St Anthony Street
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Chicopee Vna Inc
(413) 533-6733
152 Center St, P O Box 37
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ronald Davidoff
(413) 594-3111
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Susan Reuben
(413) 594-3111
444 Montgomery St
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Willimansett Center West
(413) 532-5315
546 Chicopee Street
Chicopee, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Holyoke Hospital Transitional
(413) 534-2682
575 Beech Street
Holyoke, MA
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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