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Key Home Health Care Inc
(985) 370-5747
1617 Hwy 51
Ponchatoula, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Four Rivers Home Health Of Lou
(985) 345-4343
1445 South Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sharon Hoffman
15785 Medical Arts Plz
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital
(985) 542-7777
1900 South Morrison Boulevard
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Primecare Network, L.L.C.
(985) 549-0865
1201 Derek Drive, Ste 2
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Belle Maison Nursing Home
(985) 542-0110
15704 Medical Arts Plaza
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pervez Mussarat
(985) 542-6251
15784 Medical Arts Plz
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Synergy Of Louisiana Inc
(985) 429-9040
620 N. Morrison Blvd Ste. G
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

North Oaks Hospice
(985) 230-6412
Hwy 51 South
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Hospices

North Oaks Home Health
(985) 230-6412
15790 Paul Vega, Md Drive
Hammond, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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