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Katherine Eisenmenger
(413) 596-8144
2341 Boston Rd
Wilbraham, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wingate At Wilbraham R & S N R
(413) 596-2411
9 Maple Street
Wilbraham, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Park View Rehabilitation & Nsg Ctr
(413) 732-2197
1400 State Street
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vna &Hospice Of W New Eng @Sfd
(413) 827-4484
50 Maple Street
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Aloysius Davis
503 State St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Life Care Ctr Of Wilbraham
(413) 596-3111
2399 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Meme Orquiola
(413) 596-3455
2344 Boston Rd
Wilbraham, MA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stuart Anfang
1400 State St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Leonard Seeve
1400 State St
Springfield, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Multicultural Com Serv Pioneer
(413) 782-2500
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA
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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