Alzheimers Care Facilities Shelbyville TN

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Bedford Home Health
(931) 685-5433
845 Union St
Shelbyville, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bedford County Nursing Home
(931) 680-1100
845 Union St
Shelbyville, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Samuel Sells
1701 N Main St
Shelbyville, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Allen Craig
(931) 455-2616
1801 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Medical Home Health Care Inc
(931) 455-1026
1970 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Nabil Atalla
(931) 685-9830
841 Union St Ste 204
Shelbyville, TN
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Glen Oaks Convalescent Center
(931) 684-8340
1101 Glen Oaks Road
Shelbyville, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lynchburg Nursing Center
(931) 759-6000
Highway 55 P O Box 447
Lynchburg, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Randall Black
(931) 455-9009
1805 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of The Highland Rim Inc
(931) 455-9118
110 East Lauderdale
Tullahoma, TN
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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