Alzheimers Care Facilities Shawnee OK

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Hospice Of Shawnee
(405) 878-8106
1102 West Macarthur
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Hospices

Angelic Family Hospice Llc
(405) 275-8300
421 North Beard
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Hospices

Jerry Sullivan
(405) 275-0173
1940 N Beard St
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Shawnee Sunset Estates
(405) 273-7309
1402 East Independence
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mcloud N.C.
(405) 964-2961
701 South 8th Street
Mcloud, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shawnee Care Center
(405) 273-8043
1202 West Gilmore
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Unity Home Health
(405) 878-8107
1102 West Macarther Blvd
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Doctors Park Home Health
(405) 878-4753
2711-B North Market
Shawnee, OK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Meeker N.C.
(405) 279-3521
500 North Dawson Street
Meeker, OK
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eastern Hills Hospice, Inc
(405) 303-2012
407 West Strothers
Seminole, OK
Specialty
Hospices

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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