Alzheimers Care Facilities Albertville AL

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Medical Center Home Health
(256) 878-7022
11491 Us Highway 431
Albertville, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Albertville Nursing Home
(256) 878-1398
750 Alabama Highway 75 North
Albertville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Marshall County Home Health
(256) 582-8425
4200 A Highway 79 South
Guntersville, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Pamela Quinn
7633 Al Highway 69
Guntersville, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beverly Hc Boaz
(256) 593-8380
600 Corley Avenue
Boaz, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Marshall County Inc
(256) 891-7724
8787 Us Highway 431
Albertville, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Nasir Khan
1989 Sardis Dr
Sardis City, AL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Barfield Health Care Inc
(256) 582-3112
22444 Highway 431
Guntersville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Marshall Manor
(256) 582-6561
3120 North Street
Guntersville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Johnnie Stevens
2367 Us Highway 431
Boaz, AL
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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