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Polihimnia Cabaero
(413) 586-6356
421 N Main St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vna Plus Of Western Mass Inc
(413) 584-1060
168 Industrial Drive
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Vna/Hospice Alliance Inc
(413) 582-6477
168 Industrial Drive
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Hospices

Harold Jordan
110 Main St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jay Holtzman
30 Locust St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephen Dashef
(413) 586-1223
57 Gothic St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Northampton Nursing Home, Inc
(413) 586-3300
737 Bridge Road
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Killian O Connell
30 Locust St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Ray
(413) 584-0868
190 Main St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sanford Bloomberg
(413) 584-1402
16 Center St Ste 228
Northampton, 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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