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Kanchan Mahon
932 E Main St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Roxana Llovet
(860) 496-6666
540 Litchfield St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Valerie Manor
(860) 489-1008
1360 Torringford St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maxine Cartwright
540 Litchfield St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mohinder Chadha
722 Main St Box 962
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wolcott Hall Nursing Ctr
(860) 482-8554
215 Forest St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Haven Health Center Of Litchfi
(860) 482-8563
225 Wyoming Ave
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Adams House Health Care
(860) 482-7668
80 Fern Dr
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Litchfield Woods Health Care C
(860) 489-5801
255 Roberts St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Visiting Nurse Home Care Nw
(860) 567-6000
Federal Square
Litchfield, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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