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Hospice Of Americus Sumter Co Ga Inc
(229) 928-4000
119 Brannen Avenue
Americus, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Jaymal Patel
100 Wheatley Dr
Americus, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pinehill Nursing Center
(478) 433-5711
712 Patterson Street
Byromville, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

S.W. GA Foot & Ankle Center, P.C. - Americus
(229) 299-5795
922 E. Jefferson St. #D
Americus, GA

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Robert David Campbell
(229) 924-2730
922 E Jefferson St
Americus, GA
Specialty
Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Magnolia Manor Methodist Nsg C
(229) 924-9352
2001 South Lee Street
Americus, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lillian G Carter Nursing Ctr
(229) 824-7796
225 Hospital Street
Plains, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Montezuma Health Care Center
(478) 472-8168
506 Sumter St
Montezuma, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Charles R Sheffield
(229) 931-2470
415 N Jackson St
Americus, GA
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

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Fleming Burroughs
(229) 928-0545
715 N Lee St
Americus, GA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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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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