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Nidal Al-Kurdy
(401) 273-7100
830 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elena Kamenetsky
(401) 273-7100
830 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Perry Mandanis
830 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Bauer
Outpatient Psych Section
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Roger Williams Hosp Skilled Nurs Facil
(401) 861-4227
825 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Berkshire Place
(401) 553-8600
455 Douglas Avenue
Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elmhurst Extended Care Facility
(401) 456-2600
50 Maude St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Antonio Capone
(401) 331-0806
911 Smith St
Providence, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Roger Williams General Hosp-Home Car
(401) 456-2433
825 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dominic Coppolino
66 Elmhurst Ave
Providence, 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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