Alzheimers Care Facilities Ashland KY

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Khan Matin
2203 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kings Daughters Medical Center
(606) 327-4627
2201 Lexington Avenue
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Family Home Health Care
(606) 324-2491
4218 Winchester Avenue
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Pramit Bhasin
378 Diederich Blvd
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pathways Mental Health Center
(606) 329-8588
3701 13th St Box 790
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Community Hospice
(606) 329-1890
1583 Central Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Hospices

Woodland Oaks
(606) 325-5200
1820 Oakview Road P O Box 1309
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Judy Mamaclay
St Christopher Dr
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Corcella
1212 Bath Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kingsbrook Lifecare Center
(606) 324-1414
2500 State Route 5, P O Box 1376
Ashland, KY
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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