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Four Rivers Home Care Inc
(318) 487-8081
1903 Military Hwy
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hilltop Nursing Center
(318) 442-9552
336 Edgewood Drive
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Angels Of Mercy Home Health
(318) 240-8057
2217 Shreveport Hwy, Ste B
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Oaks Care Center (The)
(318) 640-9656
50 Pinecrest Drive
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Comprehensive Mental Health Center
(318) 640-7800
5201 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Marshall Belaga
(318) 484-6364
242 W Shamrock Ave
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rama Boppana
242 W Shamrock Ave
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Reuben Roy
(318) 484-6364
242 W Shamrock Ave
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Oaks Care Center,The
(318) 640-9656
50 Pinecrest Drive
Pineville, LA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Tioga Manor Nursing Center
(318) 640-3014
5201 Shreveport Hwy
Tioga, 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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