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Etowah County Health Department
(256) 547-6311
109 South 8th Street
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Northside Health Care
(256) 543-7101
700 Hutchins Avenue
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Etowah Dekalb Cherokee Mental Health
(256) 492-7800
901 Goodyear Avenue
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Anthony Esposito
100 Medical Center Dr
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kathleen Messenger
1007 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Judith Cook
(256) 546-7851
410 Bay St
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverview Regional Medical Center Hha
(256) 845-8994
510 South Fourth Street
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Southerncare Gadsden
(256) 546-5566
505 Lake Street
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Florinio Samson
(256) 492-3381
901 Goodyear Ave
Gadsden, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Coosa Valley Health Care Inc
(256) 492-5350
513 Pineview Avenue
Glencoe, 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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