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Hospital Home Health
(256) 437-1909
P O Box 1050
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Jackson County Home Health
(256) 259-3694
204 Liberty Lane
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Jackson County Hospital & Nurs
(256) 259-0916
Woods Cove Road
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lonnie N Albin
(256) 259-5550
913 S Broad St
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Family Practice

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Ronald Harris Dykes, MD
(256) 218-3727
Scottsboro, AL
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson County Hosp, Scottsboro, Al

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Cloverdale Health Care Inc.
(256) 259-1505
412 Cloverdale Road
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gauri Jain
508 Gregory St
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

New Beacon Of Scottsboro
(205) 574-4622
112 College Avenue
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Wallace Byron McGahan
(256) 259-1314
507 Harley St
Scottsboro, AL
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Joe G Cromeans, MD
(256) 259-1314
507 Harley St
Scottsboro, AL
Specialties
General Practice, Critical Care Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1953
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson County Hosp, Scottsboro, Al
Group Practice: Cromeans Clinic

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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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