Alzheimers Care Facilities Baton Rouge LA

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St James Place
(225) 215-4500
333 Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Louis Dedon
4615 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home Health Solutions, Llc.
(225) 344-6044
3875 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Richard Gold
3600 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wm Gladney
(225) 246-9240
8415 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lida Mendoza
4615 Government St Bldg 2
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Synergy Behavioral Health
(225) 924-5655
422 Colonial Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Sterling Place
(225) 344-3551
3888 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Healthy Care Home Health, Llc
(225) 344-6044
3875 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Medical Management Options, Inc
(225) 334-9063
4428 North Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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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