Alzheimers Care Facilities Bend OR

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Paul Eckman
(541) 382-8204
61088 Riverbluff Trl
Bend, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Stephen Ireland
(541) 388-3311
2421 Ne Doctors Dr
Bend, OR
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harmony House Nursing Home
(541) 382-0479
2366 Nw Lakeside Place
Bend, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Central Oregon Health Car
(541) 382-5531
1876 Ne Highway 20
Bend, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Redmond Health Care Center
(541) 548-5066
3025 Sw Reservoir Drive
Redmond, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Bend
(541) 383-3910
1303 Nw Galveston
Bend, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Cascade Home Care
(541) 388-7796
2500 Ne Neff Road
Bend, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Central Oregon Hospice
(541) 382-5882
2698 Ne Courtney Drive, Suite 101
Bend, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Central Oregon Home Health
(541) 382-5882
2698 Ne Courtney Drive
Bend, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of Redmond
(541) 548-7483
635 Nw 5th Street, Po Box 1092
Redmond, OR
Specialty
Hospices

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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