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Brookdale Place at University Park
(205) 870-0786
400 University Park Drive
Birmingham, AL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Integrated Health Svcs At Han
(205) 933-1828
39 Hanover Circle
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shambhavi Chandraiah
2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Brockington
Ste 1205, Jefferson Tower
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Powers
Sc 961-D, Uab Neuropatholo
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Galleria Oaks
(205) 823-2393
570 Southland Dr
Birmingham, AL
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Xiaohua Li
2000 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Estes Nursing Facility South
(205) 933-2180
1220 South 17th Street
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

M Acker
1530 3rd Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Atchison
1515 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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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