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Home Health Services Of
(847) 733-7390
3200 Grant Avenue
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bernard Rattner
(847) 869-5288
2333 Central St
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home Care Of The North Shore
(847) 467-7423
2821 Central Street
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lisa Rone
(847) 570-2060
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Howard Lipton
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wagner Health Center
(847) 492-7700
820 Foster St
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Christel Lembke
(847) 328-1120
720 Milburn St
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephen Cann
(847) 864-8522
636 Church St
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gene Combs
636 Church St
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Afif Hentati
2650 Ridge Ave
Evanston, IL
Specialty
Neurology, 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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