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Hala Fattah
550 School St
Pittsburg, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Di Gaudio
(925) 427-8034
550 School St
Pittsburg, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gerard Chase
(925) 427-8115
550 School St
Pittsburg, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Valley Manor Rehabilitation Center
(925) 689-2266
3806 Clayton Rd
Concord, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Willow Pass Healthcare Center
(925) 689-9222
3318 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Diamond Ridge Healthcare Ctr
(925) 427-4444
2351 Loveridge Road
Pittsburg, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pittsburg Care Center
(925) 432-3831
535 School St
Pittsburg, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stonebrook Health Care Center
(925) 689-7457
4367 Concord Blvd
Concord, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Murray Krelstein
(925) 646-5502
3052 Willow Pass Rd
Concord, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Yamini Shah
(925) 754-9300
2400 Sycamore Dr
Antioch, CA
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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