Alzheimers Care Facilities Alexander City AL

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Faith Hospice
(256) 329-9450
440 Hillabee Street
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Chapman Nursing Home
(256) 234-6366
3701 Dadeville Road
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Adams Nursing Home
(256) 329-0847
1555 Hillabee Street
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Goodwater Healthcare Center
(256) 839-6711
100 Swindall Place
Goodwater, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wilder Healthcare Center
(256) 825-6421
345 East Lafayette Street
Dadeville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brown Nursing Home
(256) 329-9061
2334 Washington Street
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Southern Care Alexander City
(256) 234-5565
137 Franklin Street
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Russell Medical Center Hospice
(256) 329-2197
3316 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Lakeshore Community Home Care
(256) 825-7821
201 Mariarden Street
Dadeville, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dadeville Healthcare Center
(256) 825-0603
351 North East Street
Dadeville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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