Alzheimers Care Facilities Ottumwa IA

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Ottumwa Good Samaritan Center
(641) 682-8041
2035 West Chester Avenue
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ridgewood Nursing & Rehab Cent
(641) 683-3111
1977 Albia Road
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ottumwa Regional Health Center
(641) 684-2300
1001 East Pennsylvania Avenue
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Christopher Okiishi
110 E Main St
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Darwyn Chern
312 E Alta Vista Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Wapello County
(641) 683-4454
312 East Alta Vista
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Wapello County Phns
(641) 682-5434
108 East Main Street
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Prashant Gajwani
312 E Alta Vista Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ottumwa Regional Home Care
(641) 684-2300
312 East Alta Vista Avenue
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Oakwood Nursing & Rehab Center
(641) 932-7105
South Florence Street Box 250
Albia, IA
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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