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James Sigrist
212 Jeffer Dr
Westwego, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ochsner Foundation Hosp Snf
(504) 842-3000
1516 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manuel Paez
(504) 734-1298
1221 S Clearview Pkwy
Jefferson, LA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harahan Guest House
(504) 738-7676
405 Folse Drive
Harahan, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alzheimer's Association, Greater New Orleans Chapter
(504) 895-6223
1040 Calhoun St.
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Louisiana
(504) 895-6223
1040 Calhoun Street
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Doris Le Blanc-Johnson
(504) 861-8529
8210 Apricot St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Henry Miles
(504) 896-9800
123 Walnut St
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jayaraj Kandaswamy
1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

St John's Specialty Hospital S
(504) 737-8683
405 Folse Road
Harahan, LA
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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