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Ephrata Community Home Care
(717) 738-3220
464 North Reading Rd
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Venkatachalam Kumar
(717) 738-3800
1 Community Ln
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kathleen Mc Donough
(717) 733-4667
1 Community Ln
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Douglas Ockrymiek
169 Martin Ave
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Maria Robertson
(717) 733-6518
808 Pleasantview Dr
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Franklin De Guzman
161 N Reading Rd
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ephrata Manor
(717) 738-4940
99 Bethany Road
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ephrata Community Hospital Tcu
(717) 733-0311
169 Martin Avenue Po Box 1002
Campbelltown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fairmount Homes
(717) 354-4111
219 Cats Back Road
Ephrata, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maple Farm Nursing Center
(717) 859-1191
604 Oak Street
Akron, PA
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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