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Acadiana Partial Hospital
(337) 232-5600
101 Larue France,Suite 201
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Amedisys Home Health Of Lafaye
(337) 234-0988
911 Lee Avenue, Ste 504
Lafayette, LA
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Home Health Agencies

Lafayette Community Wellness Center
(337) 232-1775
117 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA
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Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Southern Care Lafayette
(337) 291-1818
200 West Congress Suite 705
Lafayette, LA
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Hospices

William Cloyd
400 Saint Julien Ave
Lafayette, LA
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Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ross Judice
300 Hopkins St
Lafayette, LA
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Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Community Home Health Care Of Lafayett
(337) 291-1074
600 Young Street Ste A
Youngsville, LA
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Home Health Agencies

Amelia Manor Nursing Home
(337) 234-7331
903 Center Street
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Oakwood Village Nurse Care Center
(337) 233-7115
2500 E. Simcoe Street
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Magnolia Estates
(337) 216-0950
1511 Dulles Drive
Lafayette, LA
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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