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The James B. Haggin Mem Hosp
(859) 734-5441
464 Linden Avenue
Harrodsburg, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Harrodsburg Health Care Center
(859) 734-7791
853 Lexington Road, P O Box 39
Harrodsburg, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mcdowell Home Health Agency
(859) 236-8946
975 Houstonville Road
Danville, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Charles Patterson
104 Ponder Ct
Danville, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heritage Hospice Inc
(859) 236-2425
337 W Broadway Po Box 1213
Danville, KY
Specialty
Hospices

Haggin Home Health
(859) 734-5441
464 Linden Avenue
Harrodsburg, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Danville Centre For Health And
(859) 236-3972
642 North Third Street
Danville, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stuart Larson
(859) 236-4245
650 High St
Danville, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Charleston Health Care Center
(859) 236-9292
203 Bruce Court
Danville, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ephraim Mcdowell Reg Med Tcu
(859) 239-1000
217 South Third Street
Danville, KY
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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