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Paul Melnick
111 W High St Ste 107
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Laurelwood Care Center At Elkton
(410) 398-8800
100 Laurel Drive
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Northern Chesapeake Hospice
(410) 398-7562
103 Courthouse Plaza Po Box 186
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Hospices

Richard Crocco
520 Christiana Medical Ctr
Newark, DE
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Healthcare
(302) 283-4350
262 Chapman Rd, Suite 100
Newark, DE
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sunbridge Care & Reha For Elkt
(410) 398-6474
One Price Drive
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mahendra Patel
111 W High St
Elkton, MD
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Addus Healthcare
(302) 455-1550
100 B Commonwealth Bldg.
Newark, DE
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hugo Del Villar
17 Golfview Dr
Newark, DE
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harold Graff
(302) 996-5480
100 Rockford Dr
Newark, DE
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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