Alzheimers Care Facilities Plaquemine LA

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St James Place
(225) 215-4500
333 Lee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Plaquemine Caring Llc
(225) 687-0240
59215 River West Drive
Plaquemine, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Elodie Braud
(225) 769-8611
7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Jon Olson
(225) 769-2200
7777 Hennessy Blvd # 10000
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carolyn Baker
(225) 769-2200
7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 1
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

River West Home Care
(225) 687-0820
59325 River West Dr Suite A
Plaquemine, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Plaquemine Manor Nursing Home,Inc
(225) 687-3428
24320 Ferdinand Street
Plaquemine, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St. James Place Nursing Care
(225) 215-4500
333 Lee Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ultra Home Health
(225) 383-5399
1012 South Acadian Thruway, Suite 14
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Interim Health Care
(225) 769-1466
8923 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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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