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Frances Hagaman
(318) 675-6136
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Of Louisiana
(318) 212-4697
3300 Virginia Ave
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Roseview Nursing Center
(318) 222-3100
3405 Mansfield Road
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shreveport Manor Guest Care Ct
(318) 222-9482
3302 Mansfield Road
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jorge Gonzalez-Haddad
(318) 675-6232
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Susan Ing
(318) 675-5555
1541 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harmony House Nursing & Rehab
(318) 424-5251
1825 Laurel Street
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Erle Harris
(318) 675-5930
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Robin Rogers
(318) 675-6137
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Magnolia Manor Nursing And Rehabilitat
(318) 868-4421
1411 Claiborne Avenue
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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