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New Beginnings Care Center
(815) 625-8510
1000 Dixon Avenue
Rock Falls, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shyamsunder Chakilum
15 W 3rd St
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cgh Medical Center
(815) 625-0400
100 E Lefevre Rd
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Coventry Village
(815) 626-9020
612 West St Mary's Street
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of The Rock River Valley
(815) 288-3673
264 Il Route 2
Dixon, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Heartland Home Nursing Inc.
(815) 626-3467
3307 East Lincoln Way
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Cgh Home Nursing
(815) 622-0836
402 Second Avenue
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sterling Pavilion
(815) 626-4264
105 E 23rd St
Sterling, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dixon Health Care Center
(815) 288-1477
141 North Court
Dixon, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Claremont Of Lee County, The
(815) 284-3393
800 Division Street
Dixon, 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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