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North Adams Commons Nurs & Reh
(413) 664-4042
175 Franklin Street
North Adams, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vna Hospice Of No Berkshire
(413) 664-4536
535 Curran Memorial Highway Po
North Adams, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Josefina Sta Romana
24 Main St
Williamstown, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sweet Brook Care Centers
(413) 458-8127
1561 Cold Spring Road
Williamstown, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crescent Manor Care Ctrs
(802) 447-1501
312 Crescent Blvd
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vna & Hospice Of N Berkshire Inc
(413) 664-4536
535 Curran Memorial Highway
North Adams, MA
Specialty
Hospices

Robt Van Uitert
(413) 664-9391
Hospital Av
North Adams, MA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Williamstown Commons Nrs & Reh
(413) 458-4476
25 Adams Road
Williamstown, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stephen Greenberg
231 Washington Ave
Bennington, VT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Catherine Hickey
(802) 442-5491
Po Box 588
Bennington, VT
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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