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Senior Village Nursing Home
(337) 948-4486
2829 Ducharme Road
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Our Lady Of Prompt Succor Nf
(337) 369-6993
954 E Prudhomme Lane
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Medsource Homecare Inc
(337) 942-5367
105 N. Main St Ste 305
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Louisiana Hospice And Palliative Cente
(337) 623-5444
613 S Main Drive
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Hospices

J. Michael Morrow Mem Nsg Home
(337) 754-8193
883 Main Street
Arnaudville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Maison Deville Of Opelousas
(337) 942-7588
308 W. Grolee Street
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Handsel Health Center, Inc
(337) 942-2965
124 East Grolee Street
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Opelousas General Hosp Snf
(337) 948-7281
520 Prudhomme Lane
Opelousas, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tri-Community Nursing Ctr
(337) 623-4227
7014 Hwy 71
Palmetto, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heritage Manor Of Ville Platte
(337) 363-5532
220 South Thompson Street
Ville Platte, LA
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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