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Fuensanta Botello
(510) 307-1543
901 Nevin Ave
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carlos Cromeyer
(510) 307-2526
901 Nevin Ave
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Martin Koeppel
(510) 374-3467
256 24th St
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Shields Richmond Nursing Ctr
(510) 233-8513
1919 Cutting Blvd
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Professional Hc At Home
(510) 235-1820
2023 Vale Road, Suite 210
San Pablo, CA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Karen Yun
901 Nevin Ave
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lisa Wang
150 38th St
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Samih Boutros
(925) 944-9711
820 23rd St
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vintage Estates Of Richmond
(510) 237-5182
955 23rd Street
Richmond, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brookvue Care Center
(510) 235-3720
13328 San Pablo Ave
San Pablo, CA
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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