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Ihc Hospice At Dixie
(435) 634-9963
354 East 600 South Suite 304
St George, UT
Specialty
Hospices

Gary Balian
354 E 600 S
Saint George, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gentiva Health Services
(435) 635-9838
50 East 100 South, Suite 200
St George, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Southern Utah Hospice
(435) 634-9300
736 South 900 East Suite 107
St George, UT
Specialty
Hospices

Southern Utah Home Care
(435) 634-9300
736 South 900 East, Suite B-104
St George, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Edgar Collins
354 E 600 S
Saint George, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St George Care And Rehabilitation Cntr
(435) 628-0488
1032 E 100 S
St George, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Howard Macfarlane
180 N Main St
St George, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Red Cliffs Regional Rehab & Conv Cntr
(435) 628-7770
1745 East 280 North
St George, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ihc Home Care At Dixie
(435) 986-9862
1240 East 100 South, Suite # 219
St George, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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