Alzheimers Care Facilities Deridder LA

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Westwood Manor Nursing Home
(337) 463-6293
714 High School Drive
Deridder, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beauregard Memorial Hospital Hha
(337) 462-7498
600 South Pine Street
Deridder, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Home Health Care 2000-Deridder
(337) 462-1644
427 North Pine Suite C
Deridder, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Merryville Nursing Center
(337) 825-8947
900 Bryan Street
Merryville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Community Care Center Of Leesville
(337) 239-6578
6422 Kurtwood Road
Leesville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beauregard Memorial Hosp Hha Hospice
(337) 462-7498
600 South Pine Street
Deridder, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Beauregard Rehab & Retirement
(337) 463-9022
1420 Blankenship Dr
Deridder, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pinehaven Nursing Home
(337) 463-8778
18364 Central Avenue
Rosepine, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manguesh Velingker
(337) 392-0222
1108 Port Arthur Ter
Leesville, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vernon Home Health
(337) 238-0506
213 Alexandria Hwy
Leesville, 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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