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Leisure Years Nursing Home
(270) 684-0464
1205 Leitchfield Rd.
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hillcrest Health Care Ctr.
(270) 684-7259
3740 Old Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cristina Goldizen
1000 Breckenridge St
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Association Inc
(270) 926-7565
723 Harvard Dr
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Hospices

Carmel Home
(270) 683-0227
2501 Old Hartford Rd.
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Transitional Care Ctr
(270) 688-2000
811 East Parrish Avenue
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Community Health Services, Inc
(270) 685-4663
1635a Triplett Street
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Wellington Parc Of Owensboro
(270) 685-2374
2885 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

William Bach
(270) 689-6800
1000 Industrial Dr
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Green River Regional Mh/Mr Board Inc
(270) 683-7558
416 W 3rd St
Owensboro, KY
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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