Alzheimers Care Facilities Bettendorf IA

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Bettendorf Health Care Center
(563) 332-7463
2730 Crow Creek Road
Bettendorf, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Riverview Manor
(563) 332-4600
17990 Spencer Road Po Box 501
Pleasant Valley, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Athena Guzman
3038 10th St
East Moline, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Illini Home Health Care
(309) 792-7817
905 Hospital Road
Silvis, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kedar Bhasker
(563) 359-0611
2640 Elm St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jill Kimm
1820 Grant St
Bettendorf, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Family Care Solutions Lc
(563) 359-4844
3860 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Forest Hill Health And Rehab
(309) 796-0922
4747 11th Street
East Moline, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manorcare Health Services
(563) 324-3276
815 East Locust Street
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fejervary Health Care Center
(563) 322-1668
800 East Rusholme
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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