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Joanne Wesley
201 Cashua St
Darlington, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bethea Baptist Hlthcare Ctr
(843) 395-6290
157 Home Avenue
Darlington, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Florence Visiting Nurses Servi
(843) 667-1515
1605c W Palmetto St
Florence, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Marc D Angelo
900 S Irby St
Florence, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mcleod Hcs - Hospice Of The Pee Dee
(843) 777-2564
181 East Evans Avenue
Florence, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Medford Place
(843) 398-7000
105 Medford Drive
Darlington, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Oakhaven Inc
(843) 398-7041
123 Oak Street
Darlington, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Faith Healthcare Center
(843) 669-9958
617 W Marion St Box 690
Florence, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Carolinas Hosp Sys Trans Care
(843) 661-3610
121 East Cedar Street
Florence, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Mazgaj
1831 W Evans St Ste 301
Florence, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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