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Blevins Retirement & Care Center
(918) 423-9095
1220 East Gene Stipe Blvd
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heartland Home Health
(918) 426-1693
7 East Choctaw, Suite 300
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mcalester Regional Hospital Hh
(918) 421-8018
1 Clark Bass Blvd #202
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Kathryn Hall
1401 E Van Buren Ave
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Healthback Of Mcalester
(918) 423-2034
1029 East Washington, Suite 102
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mcalester Regional Hosp, Snf
(918) 426-1800
1 Clark Bass Boulevard
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Walnut Grove Living Center
(918) 423-7373
1001 S George Nigh; Box 3303
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sunbridge Lodge Care & Rehab
(918) 423-6011
614 W Harrison; Po Box 1808
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mcalester Nursing Center
(918) 426-0850
615 East Morris Street
Mcalester, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sunbridge Park Care & Rehab
(918) 423-0330
1600 N. D Street; Po Box 1828
Mcalester, OK
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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