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Modesto Convalescent Hospital
(209) 529-0516
515 East Orangeburg Avenue
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Reynaldo Sta Mina
1541 Florida Ave Ste 101
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Soleus Hlthcare Ser Of C V Ca
(209) 524-8392
1101 Sylvan Ave Suite C-203
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Community Hospice, Inc
(209) 577-0615
601 Mchenry Ave, No C
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Hospices

Veronica David
1541 Florida Ave Ste 200
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gary Platt
(209) 557-5995
1524 Mchenry Ave
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Evergreen Rehab Care Center
(209) 577-1055
2030 Evergreen Avenue
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Maurer
1441 Florida Ave
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Loeffler
(209) 529-2307
221 Raven Ct
Modesto, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Colony Park Nsng & Rehab. Ctr.
(209) 526-2811
159 E. Orangeburg Ave.
Modesto, CA
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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