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Wilmed Hospice
(919) 237-4333
1705 S Tarboro St
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Brian Center Health And Rehab/
(252) 237-6300
2501 Downing Street Box 3566
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jaffar Seyed Mohamed
1705 Tarboro St Sw
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Carolina Special Care Ce
(252) 399-2112
4761 Ward Blvd
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Avante At Wilson
(252) 237-8161
1804 Forest Hills Rd Box 7156
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wilmed Nursing Care Center
(252) 399-8995
1705 South Tarboro Street
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wilson Greene Mh/Dd/Sas
(252) 243-3499
1709 South Tarboro Street Po Box 3756
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Wilson County Home Health
(252) 237-4335
1801 Glendale Drive
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Britthaven Of Wilson
(252) 237-0724
403 Crestview Avenue
Wilson, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jenny Smith
2404 Montgomery Dr Sw
Wilson, NC
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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