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Plainville Health Care Center
(860) 747-1637
269 Farmington Ave
Plainville, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bristol Hospital Home Health Agency
(860) 793-1244
7 North Washington St
Plainville, CT
Specialty
Hospices

Aderonke Samuel
(860) 679-2911
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sandra Bellantonio
(860) 679-3245
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mohinder Chadha
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bristol H0sp Home Care Agency
(860) 793-1244
7 North Washington Street
Plainville, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Karen Prestwood
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mohammed Ghani
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Genovese
10 Talcott Notch Rd
Farmington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Champion
(860) 679-4477
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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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