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Anna Trojanowska
555 W Court St
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alzheimer's Association, Four Rivers Chapter
(815) 936-0464
401 N. Wall Street, #103
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Kankakee Nursing & Rehab Ctr
(815) 933-1660
1050 Jeffrey Street
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Provena St Mary's Extended Cr
(815) 937-2490
500 West Court Street
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Daniela Reid
(815) 937-8211
555 W Court St
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Antonio Yaniz
275 E Court St Ste 200
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joel Carroll
(815) 936-6577
500 N Wall St
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

R.M.C. Home Health Care
(815) 935-3272
350 North Wall Street Ll100
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Gabriel Misevic
(815) 933-1511
475 W Merchant St
Kankakee, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Manorcare At Kankakee
(815) 933-1711
900 West River Place
Kankakee, IL
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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