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St Edward Mercy Medical Ctr Hospice
(479) 314-6000
5401 Ellsworth Road
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Hospices

Brian Jones
2901 S 74th St
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mercy Home Care
(479) 484-5511
7301b Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Medi-Home Fort Smith
(479) 452-1541
4623 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Western Ar Counseling & Guidance Ctr
(479) 452-6650
3111 South 70th
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Carenetwork Of Fort Smith
(479) 494-7273
5400 Free Ferry Road, Suite 101
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

St. Edward Mercy Medical Cente
(479) 314-6000
7301 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Patrick Fallon
3111 S 70th St
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joe Dorzab
7301 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Covington Court Health Rehab
(479) 646-5700
4500 Old Greenwood Rd
Fort Smith, AR
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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