Alzheimers Care Facilities Van Buren AR

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Beverly Healthcare Van Buren
(479) 474-5276
228 Pointer Trail West
Van Buren, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Crawford County Home Health
(479) 474-3401
2020 Chestnut St Suite 110
Van Buren, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Crawford Healthcare And Rehabi
(479) 474-6885
2010 East Main Street
Van Buren, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Richard Mauroner
2112 S Greenwood Ave
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Western Ar Counseling & Guidance Ctr
(479) 452-6650
3111 South 70th
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Homer Brooks
708 Cloverleaf Cir
Van Buren, AR
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brownwood Manor Inc
(479) 474-8021
1404 North 28th Street
Van Buren, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fort Smith Health And Rehabili
(479) 783-3101
3310 North 50th Street
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Medi-Home Fort Smith
(479) 452-1541
4623 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sparks Regional Medical Center
(479) 441-4000
1311 South I Street
Fort Smith, AR
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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