Alzheimers Care Facilities Albert Lea MN

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Albert Lea Medical Center Home Health
(507) 373-2384
404 Fountain Street
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Thorne Crest South
(507) 373-7600
617 Tenth St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crossroads Community Hospice
(507) 373-2384
404 Fountain St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Hospices

Thorne Crest Retirement Center
(507) 373-2311
1201 Garfield Ave
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Freeborn Co Public Health Nursing Serv
(507) 377-5100
411 South Broadway, Po Box 1147
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

St Johns Lutheran Home
(507) 373-8226
901 Luther Place
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Masao Yanagida
404 W Fountain St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Thomas Stapleton
404 W Fountain St
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Albert Lea Good Samaritan Ctr
(507) 373-0683
700 County Road 14
Albert Lea, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Worth County Phns
(641) 324-1165
100 Enterprise Drive
Northwood, IA
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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