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Marvin Eisengart
(207) 873-1990
325 Kennedy Memorial Dr #C
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jeremy Spiegel
67 Eustis Pkwy
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Deepika Agrawal
67 Eustis Pkwy
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fred Bloom
(207) 873-1636
67 Silver
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lakewood
(207) 873-5125
220 Kennedy Memorial Dr
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Health Reach Network
(207) 873-1127
8 Highwood St
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Hospices

Oak Grove Rehab & Living Ctr
(207) 873-0721
27 Cool St
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Healthreach Homecare
(207) 474-8082
8 Highwood St
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mount St Joseph
(207) 873-5377
Highwood St
Waterville, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Inland Homecare
(207) 861-3120
200 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Waterville, ME
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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