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Rehab & Care Ctr Of Jackson County
(618) 684-2136
1441 N 14th St
Murphysboro, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Lancas
103 S Washington St
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alzheimer's Association, Southern Il Area Chapter
(618) 457-4151
409 N. Springer Street
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Yasoda Modali
Southern Ill Univ 6802
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carbondale Nsg & Rehab Center
(618) 529-5355
500 South Lewis Lane
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tip Of Memorial Hospital Of Ca
(618) 997-2354
6 East Shawnee Drive
Murphysboro, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Fakhre Alam
(618) 549-6378
305 W Jackson St Ste 300
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Basil Spyropoulos
1110 Cedar Ct
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Thos Mitchell
305 W Jackson St Ste 10
Carbondale, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Abbey Of Carbondale, The
(618) 549-3355
120 North Tower Rd
Carbondale, IL
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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