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Charles Chester
(504) 838-5710
3101 W Napoleon Ave
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Greater New Orleans,The
(504) 838-8944
3616 S I-10 Service Road #109
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Hospices

America International Healthcare
(504) 466-1220
2220 Cleary Avenue #103
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Interim Health Of New Orleans
(504) 834-9000
2424 Edenborn Suite 430
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Family Homecare, Inc.
(504) 835-0934
3636 S. I-10 Service Rd. Suite 106
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Peter Mahony
3101 W Napoleon Ave
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Healthcare Of Se La
(504) 834-9000
2424 Edenborn Avenue
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Anwar Ismail
4300 S I 10 Service Rd W
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Sands
(504) 441-6033
4444 York St Ste 101
Metairie, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

R And R Hm Hlth Care Inc
(504) 828-1551
2121 N Causeway Blvd Suite 100
Metairie, LA
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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