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September 2009
Science & Children;Sep2009, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the potential benefit of caffeine intake to human in treating Alzheimer's disease. It notes that the memory impairment of the aged mice was reversed after given caffeine. The report came from the researchers at the Florida Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Byrd Alzheimer's Center at the University of South Florida.


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