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Manorcare At Decatur
(217) 877-7333
444 W Harrison St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mckinley Court
(217) 875-0020
500 West Mckinley Avenue
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Mary's Hospital--Decatur
(217) 464-7000
1800 East Lake Shore Drive
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Anthony Collins
(217) 872-7000
302 W Hay St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Dmh/Vna Hospice
(217) 876-6770
2300 N Edward St Gen Serv Bldg
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Laura Schlagel
(217) 872-7000
302 W Hay St
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Decatur Memorial Hospital Ltc Unit
(217) 876-2645
2300 N Edward
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Aspen Ridge Care Centre
(217) 875-0920
2530 North Monroe Street
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alfredo Jocson
(217) 876-0768
2310 E Mound Rd
Decatur, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Decatur Mem Hospital
(217) 877-8121
2300 North Edward Street
Decatur, 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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