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Mercy Medical Center-Clinton
(563) 244-3888
638 South Bluff Boulevard
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Venu Depala
638 S Bluff Blvd
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clinton County Visiting Nurse
(563) 242-7165
611 North Second Street
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Eagle Point Nursing & Rehab Center
(563) 243-6600
801 28th Avenue North
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mercy Home Care & Hospice
(563) 244-3666
638 South Bluff Boulevard
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Oliver Ancheta
(563) 242-1365
915 13th Ave N
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Charles Mc Glynn
638 S Bluff Blvd
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mercy Home Care & Hospice - Clinton
(563) 244-3666
638 South Bluff Boulevard
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Joshua Nnanji
Howes Bldg Suite 407
Clinton, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Morrison Comm Hsp Sk N Center
(815) 772-4003
303 North Jackson Street
Morrison, IL
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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