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Mary Soltys
108 Glen Ridge Ct
Irmo, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marianna Maldonado
1 Harbison Way Ste 10
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Donna Ray
(803) 732-4001
320 Harbison Blvd
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Southerncare Columbia
(803) 750-9600
720 Gracern Road Suite 112
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Winyah Home Health Care Midlan
(803) 750-7323
810 Dutch Square Mall Suite 21
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Frank Gant
106 Hillshire Ct
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Caridad Tinio
138 Wilton Hill Rd
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lowman Home Nursing Center
(803) 732-3000
201 Fortress Drive
White Rock, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jorge Gonzalez-Maceira
(803) 772-6482
1716 Morninghill Dr
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Winyah Home Health Care Piedmo
(803) 750-7323
810 Dutch Square Mall Suite 218 B
Columbia, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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