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Howard Sampley
1200 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverpark Home Health Agency
(541) 345-2853
425 Alexander Loop
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Green Valley Rehab And Hlth
(541) 683-5032
1735 Adkins Street
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alzheimer's Association, Cascade/Coast Chapter
(541) 345-8392
1238 Lincoln Street
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Veronica Alfero
(541) 344-7637
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

George Kjaer
(541) 344-0182
132 E Broadway
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sandra Kalnins
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carolyn Hartman
(541) 686-7263
1180 Patterson St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Philip Frank
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Caroline Smythe
1892 Willamette St
Eugene, OR
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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