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New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home
(508) 997-9314
200 Hawthorn Street
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Blaire House Ltcf Of New Bedford
(508) 997-9396
397 County Street
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Steven Karlin
(508) 996-8572
1061 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Southcoast Hospice
(508) 961-5185
101 Page St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Hospices

Pawel Fichna
700 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ramon Nevarez
50 N 2nd St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hathaway Manor Extended Care
(508) 996-6763
863 Hathaway Road
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cwira Richter
(508) 996-8572
1061 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Danuta Fichna
700 Pleasant St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Theodore Ambadgis
(508) 997-1515
101 Page St
New Bedford, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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