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Kenneth Purcell
2712 Palmisano Blvd
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Chalmette Medical Center, Snf
(504) 620-6000
801 Virtue Street
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gregory Khoury
4460 General Meyer Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Woodland Village Health Care
(504) 394-5807
5301 Tullis Drive
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Our Lady Of Wisdom
(504) 394-5991
5600 General Degaulle Dr
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Walter Vogt
800 W Virtue St
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Huntington Place Sr. Comm
(504) 279-4461
3819 De La Ronde Dr.
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Progressive Home Health Care
(504) 263-8300
3501 Holiday Drive, Suite 203
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Jo Ellen Smith Conv Ctr
(504) 361-7923
4502 General Meyers Avenue
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Richard Warren
3833 Peachtree Ct
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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