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Division Of Senior Services
(573) 751-3082
615 Howerton Court
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Long-Term-Care Ombudsmen

Capital Regional Medical Ctr Snf
(573) 632-5482
1125 So Madison St Po Box 1128
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Colleen Mc Gahee
100 Saint Marys Medicl Plz
Jefferson Cty, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Maurizi
3702 W Truman Blvd
Jefferson Cty, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oak View Skilled Care
(573) 635-3131
1221 Southgate Lane
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Villa Marie Skilled Nrsg Fac
(573) 761-6700
1030 Edmonds Street
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ssm Home Care Of Mid Missouri
(573) 761-7070
520 Ellis Road Suite N, O &P
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Capital Healthcare Center
(573) 635-8191
1024 Adams
Jefferson City, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lyle Clark
1303 Edgewood Dr
Jefferson Cty, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Usha Manusmare
3702 W Truman Blvd
Jefferson Cty, MO
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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