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Lawrence Goslawski
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rifki Mertdogan
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lisa Polsby
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Margaret Ward
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mary Cherian
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sanjeev Dwivedi
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Quality Home Health Inc
(815) 942-1256
1802 N. Division St. Ste. 222
Morris, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Andrew Guschwan
1401 Lakewood Dr
Morris, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Walnut Grove Village
(815) 942-5108
1095 Twilight Drive
Morris, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Advantage Home Health Care In
(815) 467-1905
23950 Northern Illinois Drive
Channahon, IL
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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