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Linda Mullen
2187 N Vickey St
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Giesecke
2187 N Vickey St
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Northland Hospice And Palliative Care
(602) 779-1227
1609 South Plaza Way
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Hospices

Infinia At Flagstaff
(928) 779-6931
800 West University Ave
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Northern Arizona Hospice/Flagstaff Div
(602) 773-2238
901 North San Francisco
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Hospices

John Garofalo
2187 N Vickey St
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Christopher Linskey
2900 Rio De Flag Dr
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Thelma Sta Maria-Camus
305 W Forest Ave
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nni Home Care Services
(928) 556-0755
609 North Humphreys
East Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Elizabeth Kostrey
617 N Humphreys St
Flagstaff, AZ
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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