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Shippensburg Health Care Cente
(717) 530-8300
121 Walnut Bottom Road
Shippensburg, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lutheran Home Care Services
(717) 264-8178
2700 Luther Dr
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Harold Allen
(717) 263-0809
2688 Farah Pl
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Antonia Chadwick
435 Phoenix Dr
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Satyajit Mukherjee
112 N 7th St
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Menno Haven Inc
(717) 263-8545
2075 Scotland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thomas Furlow
757 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Manorcare Health Services-Chambersburg
(717) 263-0436
1070 Stouffer Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eduardo Espiridion
176 S Coldbrook Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Transitional Care Unit Chambersburg
(717) 267-7750
112 North Seventh Street
Chambersburg, PA
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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