Alzheimers Care Facilities De Soto MO

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Baisch Nursing Center
(636) 586-2291
3260 Baisch Drive
Desoto, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Festus Nursing Center
(636) 931-9066
627 Westwood Drive South
Festus, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Community Treatment Inc
(314) 937-3300
227 Main Street
Festus, MO
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Patient Care Services Inc
(636) 789-4715
10679 Hwy 21
Hillsboro, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Safe Harbor Hospice Inc
(573) 358-7478
60-B Nesbit Drive
Bonne Terre, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Hillcrest Care Center Inc
(636) 586-3022
1108 Clarke Street
Desoto, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jean Smith-Wooley
(636) 931-7710
1155 E Gannon Dr
Festus, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fountainbleau Nursing Center
(636) 931-5122
1349 Highway 61, Po Box 700
Festus, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mercy Hospice Inc
(636) 797-3036
10770 Highway 21
Hillsboro, MO
Specialty
Hospices

St Joe Manor
(573) 358-2800
10 Lake Drive
Bonne Terre, MO
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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