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Mennonite Home, The
(717) 393-1301
1520 Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Herbert Cooper
(717) 239-5198
245 Butler Ave Ste 104
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nagbhushan Rao
1725 Oregon Pike
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Minsek
(717) 569-6288
2641 Sutton Pl
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Extended Family Care-Lancaster
(717) 391-6363
1858 Charter Lane
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lancashire Hall
(717) 569-3211
2829 Lititz Pike
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Irwin Forman
(717) 569-1545
309 Cobblestone Ln
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Venkatachalam Mangeshkumar
1725 Oregon Pike
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brethren Village
(717) 581-4337
Po Box 5093-3001 Lititz P
Lancaster, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Calvary Fellowship Homes Inc
(717) 393-0711
502 Elizabeth Drive
Lancaster, PA
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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