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Cushing Memorial Hospital Snf
(913) 684-1100
711 Marshall St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kuttikatt Poulose
(913) 682-2000
4101 S 4th St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Leavenworth
(913) 684-1305
920 6th Avenue
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Hospices

Cushing Community Home Health
(913) 684-1309
920 6th Ave
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Northeast Ks Mental Hlth & Guidance Ct
(913) 682-5118
818 N 7th Street
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Bruce Parsa
3601 S 4th St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Medicalodge Of Leavenworth
(913) 772-1844
1503 Ohio St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ramachandran Venkatesh
(913) 651-2402
4101 S 4th St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Syed Jaffri
(913) 772-3377
3601 S 4th St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St John Hospital Home Health Agency
(913) 680-6300
3500 S 4th St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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