Alzheimers Care Facilities Northport AL

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Forest Manor Inc
(205) 339-5400
2215 32nd Street
Northport, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Estes Glen Haven Rehab And Nsg
(205) 339-5700
2201 32nd Street
Northport, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gary Newsom
2702 Hospital Dr
Northport, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Medcal Health Services Inc
(205) 330-7802
1420 Mcfarland Boulevard Suite 1
Northport, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Amedisys Home Health Of Tuscal
(205) 752-0606
1351 Mcfarland Blvd Ne
Tuscaloosa, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Estes Health Care Ctr Park Man
(205) 339-5300
2201 Mcfarland Boulevard East
Northport, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Estes Health Care Center North
(205) 339-5900
600 34th St
Northport, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Yanko Yankov
1325 Mcfarland Blvd
Northport, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fortunate Ovbiagele
800 Energy Center Blvd
Northport, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elizabeth Rand
700 University Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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