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George H Lanier Memorial Hosp
(334) 756-3111
4800 48th St
Valley, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lanier Home Health Services
(334) 756-1950
1806 44th St.
Valley, AL
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lanier Home Health
(706) 663-0988
5700 Chipley Village
Pine Mountain, GA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Stephen Burton
121 N 20th St
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lafayette Extended Care
(334) 864-8854
805 Hospital Street Southwest
Lafayette, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Chattahoochee Hospice Inc
(334) 756-8043
604 Cusseta Road
Valley, AL
Specialty
Hospices

Beverly Healthcare - Lanett
(334) 644-1111
702 South 13th Street
Lanett, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Care Center Of Opelika
(334) 749-1471
1908-1/2 Pepperell Parkway
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thomas Welch
3120 Frederick Rd
Opelika, AL
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lafayette Nursing Home Inc
(334) 864-9371
555 B Street P.O. Box 109
Lafayette, AL
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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