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Avante At Roanoke
(540) 345-8139
324 King George Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

George Hull
Jefferson At Belleview
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jitendra Desai
(540) 345-6468
16 Walnut Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Our Lady Of The Valley
(540) 345-5111
650 North Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hilton Fowler
802 Oakwood Dr Sw
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Burrell Nursing Center Inc
(540) 344-3686
611 Mcdowell Avenue Nw
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Carilion Hospice Services Of Roanoke
(540) 224-4753
1917 Franklin Road, Suite B
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Narendra Shah
410 Elm Ave Sw
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Raleigh Court Hlth Care Cntr
(540) 342-9525
1527 Grandin Rd
Roanoke, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Virginia Veteran Care Center
(540) 982-2860
4550 Shenandoah N W
Roanoke, VA
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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