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Marin Home Care Inc
(415) 485-9200
25 Bellam Boulevard - Suite 230
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Gabrielle Taylor
2171 Francisco Blvd E
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Linda Friend
(415) 461-6393
711 D St Ste 212
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jean Pouteau
(415) 457-8886
711 D St
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ilkcan Cokgor
(415) 925-3590
1350 S Eliseo Dr
Greenbrae, CA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fifth Avenue Conv Hospital
(415) 456-7170
1601 5th Avenue
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Aldersly Inc Danish Home For Senior
(415) 453-7425
326 Mission Avenue
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lorette Labataille
(415) 460-1486
40 Dominican Dr
San Rafael, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Freeman
1036 Sir Francis Drak Blvd
Kentfield, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pine Ridge Care Ctr
(415) 479-3610
45 Professional Center Parkway
San Rafael, 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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