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Jean Butterfield
(207) 784-6365
100 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Androscoggin Home Care & Hospi
(207) 777-7740
Po Box 819
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Marshwood Nursing
(207) 784-0108
Roger St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gentiva Health Services
(207) 777-1394
475 Pleasant Street
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Michael Kelley
(207) 777-8974
100 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Fulton
(207) 783-4661
1155 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elliot Gruen
(207) 777-8974
100 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Genova
(207) 783-4661
1155 Lisbon St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St Marguerite D'youville Pavilion
(207) 777-4200
102 Campus Ave
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Montello Manor
(207) 783-2039
540 College St
Lewiston, ME
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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