Alzheimers Care Facilities Abbeville LA

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Heritage Manor C & R Abbeville
(337) 893-6140
2403 Alonzo
Abbeville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vermilion Health Care Center
(337) 643-9809
14008 Cheneau Road
Kaplan, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ihs Of Kaplan
(337) 643-7302
1300 W. Eighth Street
Kaplan, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lafayette General Medical Center Hha
(337) 289-8137
201 Rue Dejean
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

First Option Home Health
(337) 235-9741
210 Magnate Dr., Ste. 103
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

David Craft
318 N Hospital Dr
Abbeville, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vermilion Behavioral Health Center
(337) 643-7333
701 N Foote Ave
Kaplan, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Maison De Lafayette
(337) 981-2258
2707 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Samir Salama
(337) 233-2400
800 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

A1 Nursing Registry Inc
(337) 237-5570
515 A Verot School Road
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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