Alzheimers Care Facilities Kewanee IL

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Kewanee Hospital Home Care
(309) 853-6000
125 North Tremont St, 2nd Floor
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kewanee Care Home
(309) 853-4429
144 Junior Avenue
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kewanee Hosp Association
(309) 853-3361
719 Elliot Street
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kewanee Hospital Hospice
(309) 853-6088
125 N Tremont St, 2nd Floor
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Home Hlth Svce Of Hammond Henr
(309) 944-6431
210 West Elk Street
Geneseo, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Oakwood Health Care Center
(309) 852-3389
605 East Church P O Box 600
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Henry County Health Dept
(309) 852-0197
4424 U S Highway 34
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Young Kim
(309) 852-2790
2021 Kentville Rd
Kewanee, IL
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Toulon Health Care Center
(309) 286-2631
Highway 17 East Box 249
Toulon, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hillcrest Home
(309) 944-2147
14688 Illinois Highway 82
Geneseo, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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