Alzheimers Care Facilities Andalusia AL

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Gentiva Health Services
(334) 222-2172
1828 East Three Notch Street
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Countryside Hospice Care Inc
(334) 222-7048
955 South Three Notch Street
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Covington Day Treatment
(334) 222-0613
Highway 55 South
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Covenant Hospice Inc Opp
(334) 493-0510
510 North Main Street
Opp, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Aubrey Lee
(334) 493-7726
401 Park Avenue
Opp, AL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Andalusia Health Care Inc
(334) 222-2209
200 Hillcrest Drive
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Andalusia Manor
(334) 222-4544
670 Moore Rd
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wiregrass Hospice Andalusia
(334) 222-0659
1835 East Three Notch, Suite B
Andalusia, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Opp Nursing Facility
(334) 493-4558
115 Paulk Avenue
Opp, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Home Care Services Of Opp
(334) 493-4555
105 Whaley Street
Opp, AL
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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