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Gaston Memorial Home Health Me
(704) 834-2025
200 East Second Avenue
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Rehab And Health Center Of Gas
(704) 864-0371
416 N Highland St
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ramesh Gihwala
825 Majestic Ct
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marlene Brogan
1562 Union Rd Ste A
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brian Ctr Health & Rehab/Gasto
(704) 866-8596
969 Cox Rd
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Belaire Health Care Center
(704) 867-7300
2065 Lyon Street
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ashokkumar Pillai
238 Wilmont Dr
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Meadowwood Nursing Center
(704) 824-5550
4414 Wilkinson Blvd
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gaston Lincoln Area Mental Health
(704) 854-4826
2505 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Century Care Of Gastonia
(704) 861-0981
2780 Xray Drive
Gastonia, NC
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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