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Blessing Hospice,The
(217) 228-5521
Broadway And 14th, Po Box 7005
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Sycamore Healthcare Centre
(217) 222-1480
720 Sycamore Street
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Linda Johnson
(217) 222-6550
1025 Maine St
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sunset Home
(217) 223-2636
418 Washington St
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Douglas Sullivant
(217) 222-6550
1025 Maine St
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Blessing Home Care
(217) 223-1200
Broadway At 14th
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Leeroy Johnson
(217) 224-4453
1415 Vermont St
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Blessing Hospital Snu
(217) 223-1200
Broadway At 11th Street
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mary Miller
2628 Broadway St
Quincy, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Good Samaritan Home
(217) 223-8717
2130 Harrison Street
Quincy, IL
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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