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Jacksonville Cnv Center
(217) 243-6451
1517 West Walnut Street
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Skyview Terrace
(217) 245-4174
1021 North Church Street
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Passavant Area Hospital
(217) 245-9541
1600 W Walnut Street
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Modern Care Conv & Nursing Home
(217) 245-4183
1500 W Walnut St
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice
(217) 452-3057
331 S Main St
Virginia, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Prairie Counties Hospice
(217) 243-8675
1600 W Walnut, Po Box 276
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Modern Care Convalescent & N H
(217) 245-4183
1500 West Walnut
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Prairie Village Healthcare Ctr
(217) 245-5175
1024 West Walnut
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cass County Home Health Agency
(217) 452-3057
331 South Main Street
Virginia, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Robert L Gordon
(217) 479-9071
901 W Morton Ave
Jacksonville, IL
Specialty
Occupational Medicine

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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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