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Naugatuck Visiting Nurses Association
(203) 720-7095
16-20 Park Place
Naugatuck, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Beacon Brook Health Center
(203) 729-9889
89 Wied Drive
Naugatuck, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shah Nawaz
100 Jefferson Sq
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Zepf
100 Jefferson Sq
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Erika Polyanskaya
100 Jefferson Sq
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Glendale Center
(203) 723-1456
4 Hazel Ave
Naugatuck, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Catherine Hair
115 S Main St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jeremy August
(203) 758-6938
39a Waterbury Rd
Prospect, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Tasneem Khan
56 Franklin St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Country Manor Health Care Cent
(203) 758-4431
64 Summit Rd
Prospect, CT
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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