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Capital Health Services Of Mon
(318) 340-0221
2205 Liberty Street
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Care Of La In Monroe/Ruston
(318) 513-9911
1410 Royal Avenue
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Professional Hhs Of Monroe
(318) 323-2246
801 Stubbs Ste E & F
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Alfredo Torres
(318) 651-8337
141 Desiard St
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Krishna Kambhampati
1902 Stubbs Ave
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mission Home Health
(318) 361-0450
708 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

United Home Care, Inc.
(318) 329-9090
1900 North 18th St Suite 200
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Karen Beene
(318) 387-4973
2806 Mark Dr
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oaks (The)
(318) 387-5300
1000 Mckeen Place
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Arun Kalra
(318) 388-3800
309 Jackson St
Monroe, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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