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Allen Morgan Nursing Center,The
(901) 325-4003
177 North Highland
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heartland Of Memphis
(901) 458-1146
3030 Walnut Grove Rd
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

High Pointe Health & Rehab
(901) 743-7700
2491 Joy Lane
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stephen Landy
(901) 726-2347
1211 Union Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Statham
(901) 523-8990
1030 Jefferson Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Willowbrook Visiting Nurse Inc
(901) 276-8300
1407 Union Avenue, Suite 404
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lalitha Vaddadi
(901) 369-1480
2579 Douglass Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Methodist Healthcare Snf
(901) 726-8700
1265 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Connie Holladay
(901) 543-4501
1407 Union Ave
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Senior Care Inc
(901) 725-7821
1279 Peabody Avenue
Memphis, TN
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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