Alzheimers Care Facilities Bastrop LA

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Hillview Nursing Home
(318) 281-0322
220 S Alvin St
Bastrop, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Morehouse General Hh Agency
(318) 281-8627
461 East Madison Avenue
Bastrop, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Quality Home Health, Inc.
(318) 647-3500
313 Davenport Avenue
Mer Rouge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Patient's Choice Hospice And Palliativ
(318) 322-2235
1271 Lamy Lane, Suite G
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Regina John
(318) 387-1437
3424 Medical Park Dr
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cherry Ridge Guest Care, Llc
(318) 281-6933
5980 Cherry Ridge Rd
Bastrop, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hickory Manor Nursing And Reha
(318) 281-6523
370 West Hickory Avenue
Bastrop, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Christus St. Joseph Home
(318) 323-3426
2301 Sterlington Road
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Avalon Place
(318) 322-2000
4385 Old Sterlington
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Amedisys Specialized Med Servi
(318) 324-0681
4327 Sterlington Rd., Ste 1
Monroe, LA
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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