Alzheimers Care Facilities Alexandria LA

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Alzheimers Care Facilities. You will find helpful, informative articles about Alzheimers Care Facilities, including "Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Alexandria, LA that will answer all of your questions about Alzheimers Care Facilities.

Amedisys Home Health Of Alexan
(318) 442-3100
5503-B John Eskew Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

John Hill
716 Versailles Blvd
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nader Antonios
301 4th St
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elke Werner
301 4th St
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Quality Health Services
(318) 448-8831
1104-B Macarthur Dr
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Rapides Gen Hospital Hh Hospice Dept
(318) 441-4000
2223 Worley Drive
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Hospices

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

Roy Hill
(318) 442-8937
400 Heyman Ln
Alexandria, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rapides Regional Mc Snf
(318) 473-3175
211 Fourth Street
Alex, LA
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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from The Healthy Voyager