Alzheimers Care Facilities Albemarle NC

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Forrest Oakes Healthcare Cente
(704) 983-2686
620 Heathwood Drive
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stanly County Home Health Agen
(704) 982-1141
1000 North First Street Suite
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Stanly Manor
(704) 982-0770
625 Bethany Church Rd Box 38
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Stanly County Inc
(704) 983-4216
960 North First St
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Lutheran Home-Albemarle
(704) 982-8191
24724 Hwy 52 South
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Home Care Of The Carolinas
(704) 982-2273
907 North Second Street
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Samuel Kilgore
(704) 982-8584
434 Anderson Rd
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Randy Readling
(704) 983-2117
1000 N 1st St Ste 1
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Britthaven Of Piedmont
(704) 983-1195
33426 Old Salisbury Rd Box 1250
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Cabarrus Health Alliance/Home
(704) 633-8419
28 Branchview Ave. Ne
Concord, NC
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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