Alzheimers Care Facilities Hartselle AL

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Falkville Health Care Center
(256) 784-5291
Third Street
Falkville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

South Morgan Health Care Center
(256) 355-2418
Highway 31 South
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

North Central Al Mental Health Board
(256) 773-1191
Highway 31 South
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Jack Murbach
Us Hwy 31 South
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Andrew Wilkerson
801 Church St Ne Ste 1
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Summerford Nursing Home Inc
(256) 784-5275
4087 Highway 31 Southwest
Falkville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sivappa Sivarudraswamy
Us Hwy 31 South
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robert Hellard
(256) 306-4023
1615 Kathy Ln Sw
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home Health Group Decatur
(256) 350-4182
801 Church Street, Suite 5
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Nikki Brannon
2205 Beltline Rd Sw
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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