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Vna Of Crawford County
(814) 333-7000
747 Terrace St
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Murali Gopal
1015 Grove St
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wesbury United Methodist Comm
(814) 332-9000
31 N Park Ave Exten
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beverly Healthcare - Meadville
(814) 337-4228
14714 Park Ave Extension
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Crawford Cnty Inc
(814) 333-5403
448 Pine Street
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Gregory Richards
(814) 336-2356
1034 Grove St
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Frank Yohe
(814) 337-6738
505 Poplar St
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Barry Bittman
18201 Conneaut Lake Rd
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Meadville Med Ctr Transitional Care Un
(814) 333-5810
1034 Grove Street
Meadville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crawford County Care Center
(814) 763-2445
20881 State Highway 198
Saegertown, PA
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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