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Oak Hill Center
(540) 886-2335
512 Houston Street
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ann Hedberg
1301 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wm Plonk
40 Lambert St Ste 522
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Thomas Jayne
(540) 886-5060
1228 N Augusta St
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gregory Saathoff
Western State Hosp
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joseph Glick
1301 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Shepherd
1301 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Peter Zuur
(540) 886-6488
10 Weston Dr
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Eileen Ryan
1355 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rebecca Lindsay
1301 Richmond Ave
Staunton, VA
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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