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Port Lavaca Nsg & Rehab Center
(361) 552-3741
524 Village Rd
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Timothy R McFarland
(361) 552-8866
701 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nhi P Le
(361) 551-2288
307 Calhoun Plz
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice, Internal Medicine

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Craig Shaffer
(361) 552-6721
1200 North Virginia
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice, Emergency Medicine

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William J Crowley
(361) 552-8866
701 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Memorial Medical Center Hha
(361) 552-6367
1300 North Virginia Suite 101b
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Richard Arroyo-Diaz
(361) 552-6721
1200 North Virginia
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Naphaporn Niratsuwan
(361) 552-6721
1200 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice

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John B Wright
(361) 552-6721
1200 North Virginia
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Family Practice

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James Kirby Smith Jr, MD
(361) 552-6721
1200 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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