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Methodist Medical Center Of Illinois
(309) 672-4954
221 Ne Glen Oak
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Osf Hospice
(309) 655-6966
530 Ne Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Sarah Zallek
530 Ne Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Methodist Med Ctr Of Il Hosp Svcs The
(309) 672-4954
221 Ne Glen Oak
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Jai Kumar
(309) 624-8500
100 Ne Randolph Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Methodist Medical Center Of Il
(309) 672-4954
221 N.E. Glen Oak Ave.
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bassam Assaf
530 Ne Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

St Francis Med Ctr Home Health Dept
(309) 655-7378
530 N E Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Patrizio Capasso
530 Ne Glen Oak Ave
Peoria, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Black
900 Main St
Peoria, IL
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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