Alzheimers Care Facilities East Saint Louis IL

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Virgil Calvert N & Rehab Ctr
(618) 874-3597
5050 Summit Avenue
East Saint Louis, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Saber Girgis
(618) 398-5144
100 N 8th St Ste 200
E Saint Louis, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Abid Hussain
1163 Camp Jackson Rd
Cahokia, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cahokia Nursing And Rehab Center
(618) 332-0114
#2 Annable Court
Cahokia, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Herbert Rosenbaum
(314) 469-3770
401 Pine St
Saint Louis, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gibson Health Services
(618) 274-6026
1468 State Street Suite 100
East St. Louis, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ancilla Home Health Of
(618) 482-7147
129 North Eighth Street
East St. Louis, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Unity Hospice
(618) 394-1055
8787 State St, Suite 105
East Saint Louis, IL
Specialty
Hospices

River Bluffs Rehab Of Cahokia Nsg
(618) 337-9823
3354 Jerome Lane
Cahokia, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Unity Home Care Company
(618) 394-1055
8787 State St #105
E St Louis, IL
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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