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Douglas Smith
(907) 463-4040
3245 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice & Home Care Of Juneau
(907) 463-3113
3200 Hospital Drive
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

David Kuhaneck
3240 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Awesome Podiatrist
(917) 475-9943
1 Egan Dr
Juneau, AK

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Platinum Loc
(361) 542-6266
123 Happy Ln
Juneau, AK

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Cornerstone Home Health
(907) 586-6838
3225 Hospital Drive
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Wildflower Court
(907) 463-8700
2000 Salmon Creek Lane
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alaska Commission On Aging
(907) 465-3250
P.O. Box 110209
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Long-Term-Care Ombudsmen

Awesome Eye Care
(888) 258-5309
1845 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK

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Live Aligned! Advanced Structural Chiropracti
(888) 806-8393
8004 Hague Road
Juneau, AK

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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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