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Harry Lai
(301) 739-6621
21 Summit Ave
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Washington Cnty Inc
(301) 733-9471
101 East Baltimore St
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Hospices

Vincent Siracusano
401 E Antietam St
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Washington Cnty Hosp Hha
(301) 766-7800
1799 Howell Road
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Constance Anton
201 S Cleveland Ave
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clyde Snyder
18129 Oak Ridge Dr
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beverly Healthcare Hagerstown
(301) 797-4020
750 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ravenwood Lutheran Village
(301) 790-1000
1183 Luther Dr
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cynthia Kuttner-Sands
251 E Antietam St
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Peter Cohen
24 N Walnut St
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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