Alzheimers Care Facilities Edwardsville IL

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Rosewood Home Health Services
(618) 692-7673
2110 Troy Road Suite F
Edwardsville, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sunbridge C & R - University
(618) 656-1081
University Drive
Edwardsville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rosewood Care Center-Edwardsville
(618) 659-0605
6277 Center Grove Rd
Edwardsville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Anderson Home Health Services
(618) 692-1350
27 Glen Ed Professional Park
Glen Carbon, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Scott Mc Cormick
(618) 288-3100
2148 Vadalabene Dr
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Anna Henry Nursing & Rehab Ctr
(618) 656-1136
637 Hillsboro Road
Edwardsville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sunbridge C & R - Edwardsville
(618) 692-1330
401 St Mary Drive
Edwardsville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eden Village Care Center
(618) 288-5016
400 South Station Road
Glen Carbon, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elmwood Nursing & Rehab
(618) 344-7750
152 Wilma Drive
Maryville, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Maryville Manor
(618) 288-5999
2133 Vadalabene Drive
Maryville, IL
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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