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Daren Parsa
500 Legion Ave
Houma, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oaks Of Houma (The)
(985) 876-5692
400 Monarch Drive
Houma, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Louisiana Homecare/Houma
(985) 879-4412
210 Mystic Blvd
Houma, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Terrebonne Homecare, Inc.
(985) 873-7000
760 W Tunnel Blvd
Houma, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Heritage Manor Of Houma
(985) 851-2307
1701 Polk St.
Houma, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hien Tran
500 Legion Ave
Houma, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Srinivas Ganji
(985) 580-4002
900 Belanger St
Houma, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Maison De'ville Nursing Home
(985) 876-3250
107 South Hollywood Drive
Houma, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of South Louisiana
(985) 851-4273
210 Mystic Blvd
Houma, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Donald Gervais
8120 Main St
Houma, LA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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