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Kenneth Marcus
Connecticut Valley Hosp
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Middlesex Hospital Homecare
(860) 704-5600
51 Broad St
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Harbor Hill Care Center, Inc.
(860) 347-7286
111 Church Street
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Middlesex Vn & Home Health Services
(860) 704-5600
51 Broad Street
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Hospices

Arlene Conte
Silver Street
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joseph Webster
32 Green Briar Cir
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Steven Gersten
(860) 347-5556
98 Washington St
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sonya Lee
Silver St
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Highview Health Care Center
(860) 347-3315
600 Highland Ave
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kathleen Degen
28 Crescent St
Middletown, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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