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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Good News For Geeks, Caffeine May Reverse Alzheimers

Researchers at the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center have published a study indicating that increased consumption of caffeine may mitigate or even reverse the effects of Alzheimer's. In their research they fed mice which were genetically predisposed to the disease with the caffeine equivalent of 5 cups of coffee per day and found that after 2 months, those that were given the caffeine performed much better on memory and thinking tests than a control group which was not given any caffeine. This may be the news that Starbucks was waiting for...

Source: CBC

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