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Mystery Ingredient in Coffee Boosts Protection Against Alzheimer's Disease, University of South Florida Study Finds  
6/29/2011 7:08:45 AM

A yet unidentified component of coffee interacts with the beverage's caffeine, which could be a surprising reason why daily coffee intake protects against Alzheimer's disease. A new Alzheimer's mouse study by researchers at the University of South Florida found that this interaction boosts blood levels of a critical growth factor that seems to fight off the Alzheimer's disease process.