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Gary Stein
(860) 523-4225
125 Lasalle Rd
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Austin Mc Cawley
(860) 296-3143
18 N Main St
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brookview Health Care Facility
(860) 521-8700
130 Loomis Dr
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Frank Knoblauch
(860) 561-1228
970 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Whitney Boynton
(860) 233-4376
1007 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Waitzman
(860) 233-6960
22 High Point Ln
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Barry Rosenkranz
(860) 521-1920
10 N Main St Ste 208
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Charlotte La Rocca
68 S Main St
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harborside Healthcare-The Reservoir Re
(860) 561-7022
1 Emily Way
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cynthia Conrad
(860) 545-7685
200 Retreat Ave
Hartford, 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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