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Christian Health Care Of Nixa
(417) 725-1777
1104 North Main
Nixa, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

H Glotfelty
549 Forest Road
Highlandville, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jennifers Hha Inc
(417) 865-5008
225 E Sunshine St Suite 1
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Monica Vandivort
1965 S Fremont Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Primrose Place Health Care Ctr
(417) 269-1700
1115 East Primrose Street
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ozark Riverview Manor
(417) 581-6025
1200 West Hall Po Box 157
Ozark, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Bright
(417) 882-9002
1736 E Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Sarrazin
1900 W Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Glen Mc Cray
(417) 885-2115
1235 E Cherokee St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nicodemus Garcia
(417) 269-7279
1300 E Bradford Pkwy
Springfield, MO
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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