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Concerned Care Home Health
(985) 892-3947
805 E Rutland Street
Covington, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Gregory Ciaccio
5001 Highway 190
Covington, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Halkias
(985) 871-0739
217 Robinhood Rd
Covington, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ultra Home Health Care, Inc
(985) 809-1113
67241 Industry Lane, Suite A
Covington, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Forest Manor Nursing Home
(985) 892-6900
71338 Hwy. 21 South
Covington, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Abdul Khan
201 Greenbriar Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Strobach
20050 Crestwood Dr
Covington, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

St. Tammany Hospital Hh
(985) 892-7387
1202 S. Tyler St
Covington, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of St Tammany
(985) 871-5976
1208b S Tyler Street
Covington, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Washington Area Home Health
(985) 892-8008
832 East Boston, #10
Covington, LA
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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