Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Cappuccino, Please

Researchers have found that caffeine might be a preventive or even curative treatment for Alzheimer's:

Coffee drinkers will be clinking mugs in a toast to new research suggesting that just two strong cups of the black stuff a day can reverse the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

There's just one snag: The study was done with mice. So now I know what to give any mice who appear a bit senile. Whether the findings carry over to humans remains to be seen.