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Collinsville Care Center
(618) 344-8476
614 North Summit
Collinsville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Scott Mc Cormick
(618) 288-3100
2148 Vadalabene Dr
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Caseyville Nursing & Rehab Center
(618) 345-3072
601 W Lincoln
Caseyville, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Anderson Home Health Services
(618) 692-1350
27 Glen Ed Professional Park
Glen Carbon, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Unity Hospice
(618) 394-1055
8787 State St, Suite 105
East Saint Louis, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Anderson Hospital Tcu
(618) 288-5711
Il Rte 162 & Old Edwardsville Rd
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maryville Manor
(618) 288-5999
2133 Vadalabene Drive
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elmwood Nursing & Rehab
(618) 344-7750
152 Wilma Drive
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Eden Village Care Center
(618) 288-5016
400 South Station Road
Glen Carbon, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Unity Home Care Company
(618) 394-1055
8787 State St #105
E St Louis, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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