Alzheimers Care Facilities West Des Moines IA

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Intrepid Usa Healthcare Servic
(515) 223-7374
475 South 50th Street
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of Central Iowa
(515) 274-3400
401 Railroad Place
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Hospices

Betsy Love
6000 University Ave
W Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Central Iowa Home Healthcare
(515) 221-0555
2900 Westown Parkway Suite 2
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Greater Iowa
(515) 440-2722
1730 28th Street
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

John Gambill
(515) 267-9609
915 Ashworth Rd
W Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fountain West Health Center
(515) 223-1223
1501 Office Park Road
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gentiva Health Services
(515) 226-8877
3737 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Timothy Olson
(515) 223-7494
5412 Pleasant St
W Des Moines, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nurse Force Ltd
(515) 224-4566
2900 Westown Parkway Suite 1
West Des Moines, IA
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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