Alzheimers Care Facilities Cedar Falls IA

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Sartori Memorial Hospital
(319) 268-3000
515 College Street
Cedar Falls, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Windsor Nursing & Rehab Center
(319) 268-0489
2305 Crescent Drive
Cedar Falls, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manorcare Health Services
(319) 234-7777
201 West Ridgeway Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Waterloo Visiting Nurse Assoc
(319) 232-6601
2530 University Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Allen Memorial Hospital
(319) 235-3679
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cedar Falls Lutheran Home
(319) 268-0401
7511 University Avenue
Cedar Falls, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cedar Falls Health Care Center
(319) 277-2437
1728 West Eighth Street
Cedar Falls, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Parkview Nursing & Rehab Center
(319) 234-4423
310 Upland Drive
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ivo Bekavac
(319) 833-5954
1753 W Ridgeway Ave
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harmony House Health Care Cent
(319) 234-4495
2950 West Shaulis Road
Waterloo, 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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