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Hospice Care Of St Vincent Mem Hosp
(217) 287-1404
100 W Franklin
Taylorville, IL
Specialty
Hospices

St Vincent Memorial Hosp Snf
(217) 824-3331
201 E Pleasant
Taylorville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heritage Manor-Pana
(217) 562-2174
1000 East Sixth Street Road
Pana, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Quad County Home Health Agency
(217) 562-6380
One Huber Street
Pana, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Nokomis Golden Manor
(217) 563-7725
505 Stevens Street
Nokomis, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St. Vincent Memorial Hospital
(217) 287-1404
100 W Franklin
Taylorville, IL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Taylorville Care Center
(217) 824-9636
600 S Houston
Taylorville, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Prairie Rose Health Care Ctr
(217) 562-3996
900 South Chestnut
Pana, IL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Quad County Hospice
(217) 562-6380
One Huber Street
Pana, IL
Specialty
Hospices

Hwa Long Chen
(217) 287-7477
115 E Pleasant St
Taylorville, IL
Specialty
General Practice, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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