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St Johns Hospital Home Health Services
(217) 544-6464
800 E Carpenter St
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Georgia Davis
800 E Carpenter St
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Philip Woerner
800 E Carpenter St
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St John's Hospital Hospice Program
(217) 544-6464
800 E Carpenter
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Francis La Fata
701 N 1st St
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Illinois Department On Aging
(217) 785-3356
421 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Long-Term-Care Ombudsmen

Fareed Tabatabai
301 N 6th St
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Alexander
(217) 528-8425
301 N 6th St Ste 220
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alterna-Care Inc
(217) 525-3733
319 E Madison, Suite 3n
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Glen Pittman
5230 S 6th Street Rd
Springfield, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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