Alzheimers Care Facilities Jasper AL

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Ridgewood Health Care Center
(205) 221-4862
201 Oakhill Road
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Walker Bmc Home Care Services
(205) 387-4880
Suite 412 Medical Arts Tower
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Northwest Alabama Mental Health Center
(205) 387-0541
1100 Seventh Avenue
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Armand Schachter
(205) 387-0541
1100 7th Ave
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Baptist Health System Hospice - Walker
(205) 387-4514
Medical Arts Tower Suite 215
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Shadescrest Health Care Center
(205) 384-9086
2600 Old Parrish Highway
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Walker County Mental Center
(205) 387-0541
1100 Seventh Ave
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Cottage Walker County Geriatric
(205) 387-0541
1100 Seventh Ave
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Ridgeview Health Care Center Inc
(205) 221-9111
907 Eleventh Street Ne
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lakeside Group Home
(205) 221-9798
9725 Smith Lake Dam Road
Jasper, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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