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Abbott Terr Health Ctr
(203) 755-4870
44 Abbott Terr
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dennis Caffrey
(203) 597-0575
133 Scovill St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Crescent Manor
(203) 757-0561
1243 W Main St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jeffrey Levine
(203) 597-3674
56 Franklin St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Eloina Wieland
(203) 574-0597
1085 W Main St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Erika Polyanskaya
100 Jefferson Sq
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oakcliff Convalescent Home Inc
(203) 753-0060
71 Plaza Ave
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Grove Manor Nursing Home, Inc
(203) 753-7205
145 Grove St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Robert Zepf
100 Jefferson Sq
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Anthony Dudzic
1389 W Main St
Waterbury, CT
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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