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James Hasselle
346 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Morte
1112 W 6th St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bert Nash Community Mental Hlth Ctr
(785) 843-9192
336 Missouri Suite 202
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Douglas County Vna
(785) 843-3738
200 Maine Ste C
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mary Frank
346 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Care In Douglas County
(785) 843-3738
200 Maine Suite D
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Hospices

Susan Yoshida
1017 Kentucky St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Estanislao Rimando
200 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lawrence Memorial Hospital Snf
(785) 749-6100
325 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elias Chediak
325 Maine St
Lawrence, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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