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Rem Health Of Iowa Inc
(712) 233-5494
117 Pierce Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Siouxland District Health Depa
(712) 279-6119
205 Fifth Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mercy Medical Center-Sioux Cit
(712) 279-2010
801 Fifth Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Regency Square Care Center
(402) 494-4273
3501 Dakota Avenue
South Sioux City, NE
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Holy Spirit Retirement Home
(712) 252-2726
1701 West 25th Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Siouxland
(712) 233-4100
224 Fourth Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Mercy Home Care/Sioux City
(712) 233-5100
801 Fifth Street, Suite 320 Room 3952
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Matneys Colonial Manor
(402) 494-3043
3200 G Street
South Sioux City, NE
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Big Sioux
(712) 279-5802
502 11th Street
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Mid Step Services Home Health
(712) 274-2252
4303 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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