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Thomas Martin
(803) 256-0500
1116 Blanding St Ste 2a
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Todd Engles
2700 Middleburg Dr
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ellie Mozingo
(803) 779-3548
2700 Middleburg Dr
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Terrell White
Freed Rd
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Palmetto Bapt - Columbia
(803) 771-5140
Taylor At Marion Street
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Riddle
2015 Marion St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Palmetto Health Homecare
(803) 296-3100
Po Box 7275 Taylor At Marion
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Jack Sobel
(803) 898-2038
2100 Bull St
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jacques Rathle
1707 Bernadin Ave
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Miroslav Cuturic
2100 Bull St
Columbia, SC
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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