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Hospice Of Southern Ohio
(740) 356-5000
1248 Kinneys Lane
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Hospices

Skilled Nursing Inc
(740) 354-5678
1628 Grandview Avenue
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hill View Retirement Center
(740) 354-3135
1610 28th Street
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hallmark Home Care Inc
(740) 353-1141
1220 Gay Street, Po Box 410
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Changwon Sunwoo
2201 25th St
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cheri Lindberg
(740) 574-4200
1725 27th St # F2e
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Healthcare
(740) 354-5550
1611 11th Street
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hong Kang
1825 Oakland Ave Ste C
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wael Al Abdulkarim
1735 27th St
Portsmouth, OH
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Crystal Care Center Of Portsmouth, Inc
(740) 354-6619
1319 Spring St
Portsmouth, OH
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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