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West Village Manor
(573) 449-1448
1201 Hunt Avenue
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pamela Gulley
(573) 814-2879
1500 Vandiver Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Columbia Healthcare Center
(573) 474-6111
1801 Towne Drive
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Patterson
3301 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Howard Houghton
3301 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Sundermann
1500 Vandiver Dr
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Susan Griffith
1500 Vandiver Dr Ste 110
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Davis
3301 S Providence Rd
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Winston Mina
101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

University Nurses Senior Care
(573) 884-2689
601 Business Loop 70 West
Columbia, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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