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Synergy Home Health Care River Region
(504) 464-3800
2424 Williams Blvd, Ste B
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Miramar Home Health
(504) 461-0009
819 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 201
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Chateau Home Health Inc.
(504) 467-6933
2215 3rd St
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kenneth Sumner
180 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Chateau Living Center
(504) 464-0604
716 Village Road
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vishal Malpani
(504) 464-8698
200 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ramin Shahla
(504) 889-9217
4409 Lake Trail Dr
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lanny Turkewitz
(504) 464-8673
200 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Waldon Health Care Center
(504) 468-6169
2401 Idaho Street
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

River Region Hospice
(504) 443-4999
704 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Hospices

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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