Alzheimers Care Facilities Bassett VA

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Stanleytown Hlth Care Cntr
(276) 629-1772
State Route 682 & 57a
Stanleytown, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Mem Hosp Of Martinsville
(276) 634-4911
320 Hospital Drive
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Hospices

Shubhangi Chumble
101 Cleveland Ave
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Homecare Of Memorial Hospital
(276) 632-8558
245 Commonwealth Boulevard
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Maureen Aaron
(276) 638-7205
314 Fairy Street Ext
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Interim Hlthcare-Collinsville
(276) 647-1700
3235 Virginia Avenue
Collinsville, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Beverly Healthcare Martinsville
(276) 632-7146
Po Box 3191 1607 Spruce St
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Center
(276) 638-8701
300 Blue Ridge Street
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Margie Eason
(276) 666-2605
325 E Church St
Martinsville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home Health Care Assoc Inc
(276) 694-7756
Highway 58 E
Stuart, VA
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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