Alzheimers Care Facilities Pell City AL

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St. Clair Regional Home Health
(205) 884-7202
2805 Hospital Drive
Pell City, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lakeside Hospice Inc
(205) 884-1111
3440 Martin Street South
Pell City, AL
Specialty
Hospices

The Village At Cook Springs
(205) 324-6895
415 Cook Springs P O Box 10
Cook Springs, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Comm Mental Health Ctr Of Talladega In
(205) 315-0077
711 Mcmillan St Bldg #5
Talladega, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Health Care Inc
(205) 594-5148
38286 Us Highway 231
Ashville, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beverly Hc Ingram
(205) 338-3329
510 Wolf Creek Road, North
Pell City, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Clair Health Care Center
(205) 467-2947
7300 Highway 78
Pell City, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Talladega Healthcare Center
(256) 362-4197
616 Chaffee Street
Talladega, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cheaha Mh/Mr Center
(256) 362-8600
10 Bemiston Parkway
Talladega, AL
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Beverly Hc Trussville
(205) 655-3226
147 North Chalkville Road
Trussville, AL
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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