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William Hoppe
(541) 774-8209
1005 E Main St
Medford, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Conwell
(541) 773-7127
1457 E Mcandrews Rd
Medford, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lisa Bailey
(541) 774-8209
1005 E Main St
Medford, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jackson County Health And Human Serv
(541) 776-7335
1005 East Main Street
Medford, OR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Medford Rehab & Healthcare Center
(541) 779-3551
625 Stevens St
Medford, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rvmc Home Care Services Hospice
(541) 608-4320
2825 Barnett Road
Medford, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Hearthstone
(541) 779-4221
2901 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sandra Dixon
2825 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rogue Valley Manor
(541) 857-7214
1200 Mira Mar Avenue
Medford, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Providence Home Care
(541) 732-6500
1660 East Mcandrews
Medford, OR
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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