Alzheimers Care Facilities Mankato MN

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Xinhong Zhang
1025 Marsh St
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Alliance Health Services
(507) 386-1953
1400 Madison Avenue # 212
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Home Nursing Services
(507) 625-8730
111 Walnut Towers
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Oaklawn Health Care Center
(507) 388-2913
201 Oaklawn Avenue
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mankato Lutheran Home
(507) 385-4210
718 Mound Ave
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mankato House Health Care Ctr
(507) 345-4631
700 James Ave
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Robert Olson
(507) 387-3195
1400 E Madison Ave Ste 352
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mankato Lutheran Home Care
(507) 385-4210
718 Mound Avenue
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Darell Shaffer
808 N 2nd St
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Immanuel St Josephs Home Hs
(507) 625-4031
Po Box 8673
Mankato, MN
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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