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Ballou Home For The Aged
(401) 769-0437
60 Mendon Road
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Friendly Home
(401) 769-7220
303 Rhodes Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Omer Cermik
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Edward Cureton
(401) 766-7852
961 Mendon Rd
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Irena Hornik
(401) 769-4100
115 Cass Ave
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mt St Francis Health Center
(401) 765-5844
4 St Joseph Street
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Burrill
560 Cumberland Hill Rd
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oakland Grove Health Care Cent
(401) 769-0800
560 Cumberland Hill Road
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Woonsocket Health Center
(401) 765-2100
260 Poplar St
Woonsocket, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Julie Forrest
515 Social St
Woonsocket, RI
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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