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Vna Of Venango County
(814) 678-1111
176 E Bissell Avenue
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Upmc Northwest Tcu
(814) 677-1711
174 E Bissell Ave
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Oil City Presbyterian Home
(814) 676-8686
10 Vo Tech Drive
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shella Khatri
174 E Bissell Ave
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Spector
44 Circle St
Franklin, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vna Of Venango County Inc Hospice
(814) 678-1111
176 East Bissell Avenue
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Charles Romero
406 W 1st St
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beverly Healthcare - Oil City
(814) 676-8208
1293 Grandview Road
Oil City, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sugar Creek Station Skilled
(814) 437-0100
351 Causeway Drive
Franklin, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Caring Place, The
(814) 432-4491
103 N. Thirteenth Street
Franklin, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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