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Magnolia Square
(417) 877-7545
1502 West Edgewood
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jeremy Slater
3231 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Greene Haven
(417) 865-8741
910 South West Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Johns Hospicecare
(417) 866-4374
1235 East Cherokee Marian Center Site
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Springfield Skilled Care Ctr
(417) 864-4545
2401 West Grand
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Johns Visiting Nurse Association
(417) 885-2000
531 South Union Po Box 4086
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Christian Hc Of Spgfld W Park
(417) 864-6473
3405 West Mt Vernon
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Southern Care Springfield
(417) 883-1010
777 East Battlefield Suite 104a
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Eduardo Ulloa
1900 W Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ovais Zubair
1423 N Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, 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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