Alzheimers Care Facilities Waterloo IA

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Covenant Medical Center
(319) 272-7070
3421 West Ninth Street
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Friendship Village Retirement Center
(319) 291-8100
600 Park Lane
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hyungki Choi
2051 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cedar Valley Hospice
(319) 272-2002
2101 Kimball Avenue Suite 104 Po Box 2880
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Allen Home Health Services
(319) 235-3702
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Robert Pucelik
3421 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home Health Partners
(319) 272-5050
3421 West Ninth Street
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ravenwood Nursing & Rehab Cent
(319) 232-6808
2651 St Francis Drive
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Waterloo Visiting Nurse Assoc
(319) 232-6601
2530 University Avenue
Waterloo, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Allen Memorial Hospital
(319) 235-3679
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
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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