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Christopher Potter
321 Mulberry St Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lenoir Healthcare Center
(828) 758-7326
322 Nuway Circle
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Caldwell Co Hospice Inc
(828) 754-0101
902 Kirkwood St Nw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Gateway Nursing Center
(828) 754-3888
2030 Harper Ave Nw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Camelot Manor Nursing Care Fac
(828) 396-2387
100 Sunset St
Granite Falls, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Caldwell County Home Health Ag
(828) 757-1236
1966 B Morganton Blvd Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Caldwell Memorial Hospital
(828) 757-5292
321 Mulberry St Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Hospitals

Shaire Nursing Center
(828) 728-4673
1450 Shaire Center Dr
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thomas Cruden
(828) 758-1177
401 Mulberry St Sw
Lenoir, NC
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

Autumn Care Of Drexel
(828) 433-6180
307 Oakland Avenue
Drexel, NC
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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