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St Agnes Healthcare And Rehab
(337) 332-4808
606 Latiolais Road
Breaux Bridge, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

J. Michael Morrow Mem Nsg Home
(337) 754-8193
883 Main Street
Arnaudville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Amedisys Home Health Of Lafaye
(337) 234-0988
911 Lee Avenue, Ste 504
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Amelia Manor Nursing Home
(337) 234-7331
903 Center Street
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Oakwood Village Nurse Care Center
(337) 233-7115
2500 E. Simcoe Street
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Synergy Of Acadiana, Inc
(337) 235-1000
4023 Ambassador Caffery, Suite 520
Breaux Bridge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Southern Care Lafayette
(337) 291-1818
200 West Congress Suite 705
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Ross Judice
300 Hopkins St
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lafayette Community Wellness Center
(337) 232-1775
117 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Acadiana Partial Hospital
(337) 232-5600
101 Larue France,Suite 201
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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