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Peregrine Hospice, Inc
(310) 539-9028
1403 West Lomita Blvd, Suite 301
Harbor City, CA
Specialty
Hospices

Mary Hamburgen
2081 Palos Verdes Dr N
Lomita, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sonya Lewis
2081 Palos Verdes Dr N
Lomita, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joann Ng
1000 W Carson St
Torrance, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Charles Flippen
1000 W Carson St
Torrance, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lomita Care Center
(310) 325-1970
1955 W Lomita Boulevard
Lomita, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Palos Verdes Health Care Cente
(310) 784-5440
26303 Western Ave.
Lomita, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Donna Ehlers
(310) 325-6542
2075 Palos Verdes Dr N
Lomita, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ira Lesser
21840 Normandie Ave
Torrance, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Karl Burgoyne
(310) 222-2808
1000 W Carson St
Torrance, CA
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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