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Community Hosp Hh Services
(970) 256-6210
2021 North 12th Street
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lavilla Grande Care Ctr
(970) 245-1211
2501 Little Bookcliff Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Barry Storter
(970) 242-0731
2121 North Ave
Grand Jct, CO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Sammons
(970) 241-1983
1300 N 7th St Ste 3
Grand Jct, CO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mitchell Burnbaum
2530 N 8th St
Grand Jct, CO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr Snf
(970) 244-2442
2635 N 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Grand Junction Care Ctr
(970) 243-3381
2425 Teller Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mark Ramsey
(970) 244-2221
2635 N 7th St
Grand Jct, CO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rocky Mtn Nurses, Inc
(970) 874-6901
225 North 5th Street, #215
Grand Junction, CO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Larchwood Inns
(970) 245-0022
2845 N 15th St
Grand Junction, CO
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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