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Hms At Jackson
(731) 423-8750
131 Cloverdale Street
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Medical Center Home Health
(731) 422-1100
534 Roland Ave
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Laurelwood Health Care Center
(731) 422-5641
200 Birch St
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Terri Edwards
(731) 423-1267
614 Skyline Dr
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mission Convalescent Home
(731) 424-2951
118 Glass St
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Spruill
(731) 423-1267
614 Skyline Dr
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Forest Cove Manor
(731) 424-4200
45 Forest Cove
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

West Tennessee Snf Center
(731) 425-5087
708 West Forest
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thomas Head
(731) 423-1267
614 Skyline Dr
Jackson, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Joseph Guyton
27 Brentshire Sq
Jackson, TN
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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