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David Dalrymple
7516 Lee Hwy
Fairlawn, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Orren Royal
7516 Lee Hwy
Fairlawn, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carilion Hospice Svcs New River Valley
(540) 224-4753
111 West Main Street
Christiansburg, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Advanced Health Services Inc
(540) 994-9811
58 North Washington Ave Ste 500
Pulaski, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Richard Jackson
2900 Lamb Cir Ste 370
Christiansbrg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carilion Home Care Services
(540) 633-9333
707 Randolph Street Suite 104
Radford, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Highland Ridge Rehab Center
(540) 674-4193
5872 Hanks Street Po Box 1087
Dublin, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Interim Hlthcare-Christnsburg
(540) 381-2757
211 Roanoke St
Christiansburg, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Pulaski Community Hospital
(540) 994-8100
2400 Lee Highway
Pulaski, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kimeran Harron
2955 Market St
Christiansbrg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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