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Vna Of Greater Gardner Hospice
(978) 632-1230
34 Pearly Lane
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Hospices

North Central Human Services
(978) 630-1714
31 Lake Street Suite 181-901
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Heywood Transitional Care Ctr
(978) 632-3420
242 Green Street, 2nd Floor
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Leo P Lachance Ctr For Rehab And Nurs
(978) 632-8776
59 Eastwood Circle
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Roland Ungerer
(978) 345-0953
348 Lunenburg St
Fitchburg, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gardner Vna
(978) 632-1230
34 Pearly Lane
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Patricia Hough
(978) 632-2237
63 Walnut St
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wachusett Manor
(978) 632-5477
32 Hospital Hill Road
Gardner, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Baldwinville Nursing Home
(978) 939-2196
51 Hospital Rd, Box 24
Baldwinville, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Diversified Visiting Nurse Ass
(978) 342-6013
316 Nichols Road
Fitchburg, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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