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Randy Levin
111 S Front St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rizalino Coronado
(717) 238-8666
1829 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pennsylvania Department Of Aging
(717) 232-8558
555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Long-Term-Care Ombudsmen

Alzheimer's Association, S. Central Pa Chapter
(717) 232-3580
2001 N. Front St., Suite 321, Bldg. 2
Harrisburgh, PA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Homeland Center
(717) 221-7900
1901 N Fifth Street
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Joy Guziec
(717) 231-8343
205 S Front St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Amita Sharma
(717) 231-8301
205 S Front St
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Susquehanna Center
(717) 234-4660
1909 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pinnacle Health Home Care
(717) 231-6363
409 South Second Street Suite 2f
Harrisburg, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Susan Thornsley
(717) 233-7499
3300 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA
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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