Alzheimers Care Facilities West Plains MO

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West Vue Nursing Center
(417) 256-2152
210 Davis Drive
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Riverways Home Care Of Ozarks
(417) 256-3133
114 East Main Street
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Beverly Healthcare West Plains
(417) 256-7975
1410 Kentucky
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Thomas Thomas
(417) 257-6762
909 N Kentucky St
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Spring River Hha
(870) 895-2627
507 North Main
Salem, AR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Arifa Salam
1100 N Kentucky St
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nhc Healthcare, West Plains
(417) 256-0798
211 Davis Street
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Riverways Hospice Of Ozarks Med Ctr
(417) 256-3133
114 East Main
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Hospices

Ozarks Medical Center
(417) 257-5989
1100 Kentucky Avenue
West Plains, MO
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Fulton County Health Unit
(870) 895-3300
673 North Main
Salem, AR
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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