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Regional Hospice Of Western Conn Inc
(203) 797-1685
405 Main Street
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Hospices

Pope John Paul Ii Center
(203) 797-9300
33 Lincoln Avenue
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Soledad Araya
(203) 791-3500
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Raj Bansal
(203) 778-1640
64 West St
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Edwin Dawe
(203) 797-7038
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Myron Glucksman
27 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ahmed Syed
(203) 790-6904
72 North St
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hancock Hall
(203) 794-9466
31 Staples St
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rocco Marotta
(203) 792-5303
95 Locust Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bryan Boffi
(203) 797-7104
24 Hospital Ave
Danbury, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, 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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