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Reid Kimball
(541) 744-2903
90379 Shadows Dr
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mckenzie Willamette Hosp Hc Se
(541) 744-2886
1800 Centennial Blvd
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kathleen Fitzgerald
(541) 726-8444
960 N 16th St
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Marquis Care At Springfield
(541) 746-6581
1333 N. First Street
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Barbara Radmore
(541) 744-2903
90379 Shadows Dr
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mckenzie-Willamette Hospital Hospice
(541) 726-4400
1460 G Street
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Scot Fechtel
(541) 726-8444
960 N 16th St Ste 207
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nicholas Telew
(541) 726-9912
175 W B St
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Franc Strgar
(541) 726-9912
175 W B St Ste B
Springfield, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sandra Kalnins
1255 Hilyard St
Eugene, OR
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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