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Hancock Geriatric Treatment Ct
(757) 253-4623
4601 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kazem Enayat-Pour
Iron Bound Rd Drawer A
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Williamsburg Landing
(757) 253-0303
5500 Williamsburg Landing Dr
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Williamsburg Community Hosp
(757) 259-6251
1100 Professional Drive
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Paul Reilly
1115 Old Colony Ln
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mukesh Shah
Drawer A
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kelly Chun
(757) 253-1462
1313 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Umit Ergin
109 James Longstreet
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Williamsburg Center
(757) 220-1007
1235 Mt Vernon Avenue
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Patrick Harding
120 Kings Way
Williamsburg, VA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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