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Michael Whitman
(417) 347-3792
530 E 34th St
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alok Pasricha
2817 Mcclelland Blvd
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joplin Health & Rehabiliation Center
(417) 623-5264
2218 W 32nd Street
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sharad Gavankar
(417) 781-4797
1701 W 26th St
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Freeman Home Care Services
(417) 659-2150
1111 Mcintosh Circle
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Joplin Healthcare Center
(417) 624-2061
2810 Jackson Road
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Johns Regional Medical Ctr Hospice
(417) 781-2727
3220 South Wisconsin Suite B
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Michael Collins
1102 W 32nd St
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sarah Strebeck
530 E 34th St
Joplin, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Freeman Hosp And Health System
(417) 347-1111
932 East 34th Street
Joplin, MO
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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