Alzheimers Care Facilities Dothan AL

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John Di Lullo
(334) 671-4908
4300 W Main St
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Extendicare Health Center
(334) 793-1177
950 South St. Andrews Street
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shakir Meghani
548 Westgate Pkwy
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Madeline Ferrell
114 E Troy St
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sam West
(334) 793-1964
207 Haven Dr
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Southern Care Dothan
(334) 673-9300
2623 Montgomery Highway Suite 1
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Caresouth Dothan
(334) 793-5758
3700 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 1
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Covenant Hospice Inc
(334) 393-7571
207 West Adams Street
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Westside Terrace
(334) 794-1000
501 North Woodburn Drive
Dothan, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Houston County Home Health
(334) 793-1911
1781 E Cottonwood Road
Dothan, AL
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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