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Dale Armstrong
(641) 422-6610
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marianne Jacobs
(641) 422-6999
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Good Shepherd Health Center
(641) 424-1740
302 Second Street Ne
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cerro Gordo County Dept Of Public Heal
(641) 421-9302
22 North Georgia Suite 300
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Heritage Care Center
(641) 423-2121
501 South Kentucky
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of North Iowa
(641) 422-6208
232 2nd Street Se
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Mercy Home Care/Mason City
(641) 422-6444
201 19th Street Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Rajinder Verma
(641) 422-6760
250 S Crescent Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Usa Healthcare Mason City Llc
(641) 423-3355
222 South Pierce Avenue
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa
(641) 422-7724
910 North Eisenhower Avenue
Mason City, IA
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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