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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

Springfield Rehab & Hc Center
(417) 882-0035
2800 South Fort Avenue
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Roy Wilson
(417) 865-5581
440 S Market Ave
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Christian Hc Of Spgfld West
(417) 864-5600
3403 West Mt Vernon
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Robert Sarrazin
1900 W Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Papaiah Sreepada
1001 E Primrose St
Springfield, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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

Greene Haven
(417) 865-8741
910 South West Ave
Springfield, MO
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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