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Herman Schornstein
500 W Foster Rd
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Hill
500 W Foster Rd
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marian Hospital Homecare And Hospice
(805) 739-3830
504/506 East Plaza Drive
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Janice Cochran
(805) 347-1215
1010 S Broadway
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Country Oaks Care Center
(805) 922-6657
830 E Chapel St
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

John Walch
3764 Los Padres Rd
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marian Hospital Homecare
(805) 928-0997
1300 E Cypress Street Suite G2
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Hospices

Marian Medical Center D/P Snf
(805) 739-3666
1530 E. Cypress Way
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Santa Maria Care Center
(805) 925-8877
820 W. Cook St.
Santa Maria, CA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Villa Maria Care Center
(805) 922-3558
425 E. Barcellus Ave.
Santa Maria, 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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