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Unity Health System
(563) 264-9100
1518 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Unity Home Care
(563) 263-3325
1609 Cedar Street
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lutheran Home Society
(563) 263-1241
2421 Lutheran Drive
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Steven Chang
1351 W Central Park Ave
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Wright
(563) 383-2667
1351 W Centrl Prk #3300
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverbend Nursing & Rehab Cent
(563) 263-2194
3440 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Unity Home Health/Hospice
(563) 264-9100
1518 Mulberry Ave
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Hospices

James Yeltatzie
2923 Cedar St
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Patrick Campbell
1333 W Lombard St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kahl Home For The Aged
(563) 324-1621
1101 West Ninth Street
Davenport, IA
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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