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Baldwin Co Mh Center Foley
(334) 943-6646
200 E Fig Avenue
Foley, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Beverly Hc Foley
(251) 943-2781
1701 North Alston Street
Foley, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Baggett
1511 N Mckenzie St
Foley, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robertsdale Healthcare Center
(251) 947-1911
18700 U S Highway 90
Robertsdale, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cheryl Richardson
372 S Greeno Rd
Fairhope, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

South Baldwin Reg Med Ctr Home Health
(251) 952-3400
1613 North Mckenzie Avenue
Foley, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Community Hospice Of Baldwin County
(251) 368-3953
1113b N Mckenzie St
Foley, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Thomas Hospital Snu
(334) 990-1439
750 Morphy Avenue
Fairhope, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mercy Medical Home Health
(251) 990-2610
177 Baldwin Square
Fairhope, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Beverly Healthcare Eastern Shore
(251) 943-2781
108 South Church Street
Fairhope, AL
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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