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James Houser
(985) 641-5558
659 Brownswitch Rd
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Slidell Memorial Hospice
(985) 847-0174
636 Gause Blvd Suite 203
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Thomas Krefft
659a Brownswitch Rd
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Louisiana Homecare/Hammond
(985) 847-0174
1045 Florida Avenue
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ihs Of Slidell Rehab Center
(985) 641-4985
1400 Lindberg Drive
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Synergy Center For Better Living
(985) 641-0505
951 Gause Blvd, Suite 2
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Guest House Of Slidell
(985) 643-5630
1051 Robert Road
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Greenbriar Nursing Home
(985) 643-6900
505 Robert Blvd.
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of The Delta Inc
(985) 641-7373
100 Smart Place
Slidell, LA
Specialty
Hospices

Louisiana Homecare Slidell
(985) 781-6606
104 Village Street
Slidell, LA
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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