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Sunshine Home Care
(580) 477-2014
3000 North Main, Suite 300
Altus, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

English Village Manor
(580) 477-1133
1515 Canterbury
Altus, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jackson County Memorial Hosp Home Care
(580) 481-2320
1104 North Spurgeon
Altus, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Snf Of Jackson Co Memorial Hospital
(580) 482-4781
1200 East Pecan
Altus, OK
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Grace Living Center-Mangum
(580) 782-2158
320 Carey Street
Mangum, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Grace L.C. Altus House
(580) 482-6011
1059 East Pecan
Altus, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Grace Living Center Of Altus
(580) 482-8342
1059 East Pecan Street
Altus, OK
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Jackson Cnty Mem Hosp, Snf
(580) 482-4781
1200 East Pecan; P. O. Box 8190
Altus, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

J C M H Hospice
(580) 481-2320
1104 North Spurgeon
Altus, OK
Specialty
Hospices

Mangum City Hospital Hhc
(580) 782-3353
1 Wickersham Dr
Mangum, OK
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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