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Syng Seo
(804) 524-7468
The Central State Hospital
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nelson Monroy
W Washington St
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Miller Ryans
W Washington St
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Usha Harindran
4030 Washington Street
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ramesh Agarwal
801 S Adams St
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hlthcare Solutions Med Sup Llc
(804) 861-9472
116 South Adams Street
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Helju Sormus
(804) 524-7429
W Washington St
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joyce Saunders
(804) 524-7429
W Washington St
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Southside Regional Medical Center
(804) 862-5000
801 S Adams Street
Petersburg, VA
Specialty
Hospitals

Pannala Reddy
(804) 861-6888
510 S Sycamore St Ste F
Petersburg, VA
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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