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Heatherwood Nsg & Subacute Ctr
(401) 849-6600
398 Bellevue Avenue
Newport, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Forest Farm Health Care Ctr
(401) 847-2777
193 Forest Avenue
Newport, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Village House
(401) 849-5222
70 Harrison Ave
Newport, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

David Kass
11 Friendship St
Newport, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Andrew Wilner
(401) 845-8366
317 America
Newport, RI
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vanderbilt Rehab Ctr S/A Unit
(401) 845-1845
20 Powell Avenue
Newport, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Grand Islander Health Care Ctr
(401) 849-7100
333 Green End Avenue
Newport, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

The John Clarke Retirement Ctr
(401) 846-0743
600 Valley Road
Middletown, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Randy Kozel
(401) 848-6042
11 Friendship
Newport, RI
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Turanski
127 Johnny Cake Hill Rd
Middletown, RI
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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