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Maison Deville Nursing Home Of Harvey
(504) 362-9522
2233 8th Street
Harvey, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St. Elizabeth's Caring L.L.C.
(504) 362-2020
1020 Manhattan Blvd
Harvey, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Interlink Home Health Services
(504) 368-3626
#12 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Meadowcrest Living Ctr
(504) 393-9595
535 Commerce Street
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Therapeutic Assn Of Medical Services
(504) 392-2688
3517 Red Oak Court
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Total Home Health Care, Inc
(504) 340-8888
2100 Woodmere Blvd, Suite 130
Harvey, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Comprehensive Nsg & Hh Service
(504) 361-3003
1799 Stumpf Blvd., Bldg 6, Ste 1
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Peter Crapanzano
229 Bellemeade Blvd # 404
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Meadowcrest Hospital Dpsnf
(504) 392-3131
2500 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Angel Care Hospice
(504) 394-8595
825 Ginette Drive
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Hospices

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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