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Springbrook Healthcare & Rehab
(207) 856-1230
300 Spring St
Westbrook, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Peter Mirkin
(207) 770-2387
Mail Stop D335
Hartford, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Walter Christie
(207) 871-4720
216 Vaughan St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Heilner
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Zerner
Dept Of Psychiatry
Portland, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Celia Englander
17 Mallison Falls Rd
Windham, ME
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ledgewood Manor
(207) 892-2261
Rt 115 Box 76
Windham, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pine Point Nursing Care
(207) 883-2468
67 Pine Point Rd
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Keith Courtney
(207) 871-2617
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Muscat
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, 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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