Alzheimers Care Facilities Hannibal MO

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Luther Manor Ret & Nsg Ctr
(573) 221-5533
3170 Highway 61 North
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brett Hosley
109 Virginia St Ste 36
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beth Haven Nursing Home
(573) 221-6000
2500 Pleasant Street
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hannibal Reg Hospital Hh Care
(573) 231-0107
109 Virginia Street
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ralls Co Home Health Agency
(573) 985-7121
405 West First Street Po Box 434
New London, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Marion Co Health Department And Hha
(573) 221-1166
3105 Route W P O Box 1378
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Gentiva Health Services
(573) 221-2111
8965 Highway 36 Suite 10
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Levering Regional Hcc
(573) 221-2930
1734 Market Street, Po Box 548
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Willow Care Center
(573) 221-9122
328 Munger Lane
Hannibal, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maple Lawn Nursing Home
(573) 769-2213
1410 West Line Street, Po Box 232
Palmyra, MO
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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