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Drink Coffee To Ward Off Alzheimer’s, University of Bonn Study


4/8/2014 6:13:25 AM

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Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that caffeine has a positive effect on tau deposits in Alzheimer's disease. Tau deposits, along with beta-amyloid plaques, are among the characteristic features of Alzheimer's disease. These protein deposits disrupt the communication of the nerve cells in the brain and contribute to their degeneration. Despite intensive research there is no drug available to date which can prevent this detrimental process.

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