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Provena St Joseph Center
(815) 232-6181
659 East Jefferson Street
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kamal Modir
(815) 599-7300
1133 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Yehia Khoga
1045 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Abimbola Awodipe
1301 Kiwanis Dr
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephenson Nursing Center
(815) 235-6173
2946 South Walnut Road
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Freeport Memorial Hospital
(815) 599-6000
1045 West Stevenson
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dan Mirza
(815) 599-7750
1036 W Stephenson St
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Freeport Memorial Home Health
(815) 233-6100
773 W Lincoln
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Freeport Memorial Hospice
(815) 233-6100
773 W Lincoln Suite 403
Freeport, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Daniel Reilly
(815) 235-1406
1301 Kiwanis Dr
Freeport, IL
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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