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Skagit Community Mental Health Center
(360) 416-7530
208 Kincaid Street
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Sang Suh
1211 Virginia St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rozina Lakhani
1100 S 2nd St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Sanchez
208 Kincaid
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Burton Care Center
(360) 755-0711
1036 Victoria Avenue
Burlington, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Donald Taves
117 N 1st St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Life Care Center Of Mount Vern
(360) 424-4258
2120 East Division Street
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mira Vista Care Center
(360) 424-1320
300 S 18th
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mark Backlund
1100 S 2nd St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Affiliated Health Services
(360) 856-7421
1971 Highway 20
Sedro Woolley, WA
Specialty
Hospices

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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