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Saint Elizabeth Hospice
(765) 423-6224
1415 Salem St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Hospices

James Keplinger
(765) 423-6283
1501 Hartford St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

St. Mary Health Care Center
(765) 447-4102
2201 Cason Street
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Anthony Health Care
(765) 423-4861
1205 N 14th St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Home Hospital Home Health Care
(765) 423-6556
1415 Salem St, Suite 202 W
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Walnut Creek At Lafayette
(765) 742-6904
1123 E South St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wei Wang
2600 Ferry St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rosewalk Village At Lafayette
(765) 447-9431
1903 Union Street
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Frederick Robinson
2500 Ferry St
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

St Elizabeth Medical Center-Sk
(765) 423-6011
1501 Hartford St Po Box 7501
Lafayette, IN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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