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Hospice St John
(570) 459-6778
123 Vine Street
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Mountain City Nursing And Reha
(570) 454-8888
1000 W 27th St, Box 2307
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Saint John
(570) 454-5300
901 Stacie Drive P O Box 310
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Nilesh Baxi
(570) 455-6385
750 E Broad St
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hi Tech Home Care
(570) 501-4949
766 East Broad St
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

All Care Hospice
(570) 459-3002
474 1/2 South Poplar Street
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Franciscan Skilled Care Center
(570) 455-9070
687 North Church Street
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Saint Luke Manor
(570) 453-5100
1711 East Broad Street
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ajit Chikarmane
20 N Laurel St Ste B
Hazleton, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Victor Muneshwar
20 N Vine St
Hazleton, 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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