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Shady Acres
(912) 384-7811
1310 West Gordon Street
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Atkinson Visiting Nurses Svcs
(912) 422-3293
702 East Roberts Street
Pearson, GA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Arlie Gordon Boone
(912) 384-3838
102 Bowens Mill Rd
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Thomas R Bair
(912) 384-1900
1101 Ocilla Rd
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

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James Stanley Sinclair
(912) 383-7826
306 Westside Dr
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Hospice Of Coffee Regional Med Cen
(912) 384-1900
1101 Ocilla Road, Po Box 1287
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Dennis Conrad Harper
(912) 384-9644
200 Doctors Dr
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Concordio Frasco Ursal, MD
PO Box 160
Douglas, GA
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Matias H Aznar Mem Coll Of Med, Inc, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dennis Conrad Harper, MD
(513) 851-5566
412 Palmetto Rd
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1983

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Steve Anderson
(912) 384-1043
1311 Ocilla Rd
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Family Practice

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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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