Alzheimers Care Facilities Cullman AL

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Life Care Hospice
(256) 734-1170
2108 Alabama Highway 157
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Woodland Village Health Care Center
(256) 739-1430
1900 Olive St
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cullman Reg Med Cntr Home Care Srvs
(256) 737-0368
1948 Al Hwy 157 Professional Office Bldg Ste 410
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Cullman County Home Health
(256) 734-1030
601 Logab Avenue Sw
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Wmc Home Health Services
(256) 734-4633
1910 Cherokee Avenue Southwest
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Cullman Ltc & Rehab
(256) 736-8695
401 Arnold Street N.E.
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cullman Area Mental Health Authority
(256) 734-4688
1909 Commerce Avenue Nw
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

John Bouras
1909 Commerce St
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Christopher Laganke
1890 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Cullman County
(256) 739-5185
402 4th Avenue Ne
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Hospices

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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