Alzheimers Care Facilities La Place LA

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Twin Oaks Nursing Home
(985) 652-9538
506 West 5th Street
Laplace, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Victory Hh Care Of Laplace Inc
(985) 651-7444
501 Rue De Sante, Ste 3
Laplace, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Egan Healthcare Services, Inc.
(985) 653-8117
1036 West Airline Highway, Ste 106
La Place, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ormond Nursing & Care Center
(985) 764-1793
22 Plantation Road
Destrehan, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

United Home Care Services-Se,
(504) 441-9971
110 James Drive West, Ste 235
Saint Rose, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Diversified Health Service
(985) 653-0233
948 Cambridge Suite 103a
Laplace, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

House Call 2000
(985) 653-0110
429 W. Airline Hwy Suite A
Laplace, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Son Trinh
1809 W Airline Hwy
La Place, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gulf South Hh And Rehab
(985) 764-8546
13562 River Road Suite B
Destrehan, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mossadiq Jaffri
(985) 785-7748
1057 Paul Maillard Rd
Luling, LA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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