Alzheimers Care Facilities Alexandria LA

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Rapides Gen Hospital Home Care Program
(318) 441-4000
2223 Worley Drive
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Synergy Of Central La., Inc.
(318) 487-6700
3402 Jackson Street, Ste. D
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Heritage Manor Of Alexandria
(318) 445-6508
3343 Masonic Drive
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Richard Senyszyn
716 Versailles Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Better Care Home Health, Inc.
(318) 473-4676
2735 Culpepper Road
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mid State Home Health Agency
(318) 443-9739
710 Versailles Blvd., Ste A
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Retus Osborn
(318) 473-0010
Shreveport Hwy
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Tawfik Benghozi
(318) 445-5111
4120 Jackson Street Ext
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Care Of La In Alexandria
(318) 442-5002
201 Johnston Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Faith Foundation Hospice
(318) 443-5545
1225 Windsor Place
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Hospices

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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