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Effingham Co Health Dept
(217) 342-3200
1901 Fourth Street
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

St Anthonys Memorial Hospital
(217) 342-2121
503 N Maple Street
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Hospitals

Effingham Health & Rehab Ctr
(217) 342-3200
1610 North Lakewood
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Friendship Manor Of St Elmo
(618) 829-5581
221 E Cumberland
St Elmo, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

John J Gapsis
(217) 342-3400
1303 W Evergreen Ave
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Occupational Medicine

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Lakeland Health Care Center
(217) 342-2171
800 W Temple
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sunbridge Care & Rehab Effingham
(217) 347-7121
1115 N Wenthe Ave
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lutheran Care Center
(618) 483-6136
702 W Cumberland
Altamont, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eugene P Dust
(217) 347-0458
900 W Temple Ave
Effingham, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Sean F Flynn
(217) 347-7030
512 N Maple St
Effingham, IL
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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