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First Dominion Hm Hlth Care
(434) 384-2800
2808 Old Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Raymond Alderfer
(434) 847-8050
2241 Langhorne Rd
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Daryl Gress
1933 Thomson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lynchburg Home Health Services
(434) 846-3300
2250 Murrell Road Building A Suite A
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lynchburg Health & Rehab Center
(434) 239-2657
5615 Seminole Ave
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Carrington,The
(434) 845-3554
2406 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Avante At Lynchburg
(434) 846-8437
2081 Langhorne Road
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Harold Riley
(434) 947-3928
1933 Thomson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Medical Care Centers
(434) 846-4626
2200 Landover Place
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Central Virginia Training Cent
(434) 947-6000
Po Box 1098
Lynchburg, VA
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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