Alzheimers Care Facilities Lake Jackson TX

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Lake Jackson Healthcare Ctr
(979) 297-3266
413 Garland Drive
Lake Jackson, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brazosport Trans Care Ctr
(979) 297-4411
100 Medical Dr
Lake Jackson, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brazoria County South Visiting
(979) 299-2850
100 Medical Drive
Lake Jackson, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Woodlake Nursing Home
(979) 265-4221
603 East Plantation Road
Clute, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lucius Ripley
101 Tigner St
Angleton, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

The Plantation Hlthcare Ctr
(979) 297-0425
204 Oak Drive South
Lake Jackson, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Blair Krell
201 Oak Dr S
Lake Jackson, TX
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Village On The Creek Hlthcare
(979) 265-4794
914 North Brazosport Boulevard
Clute, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cypress Woods Care Center
(979) 849-8221
135 1/2 Hospital Drive
Angleton, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Iph Home Health Care Inc
(979) 848-8151
135 E Hospital Drive
Angleton, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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