Alzheimers Care Facilities Boone NC

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Juan De Virgiliis
(828) 264-0060
381 Deerfield Rd
Boone, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Appalachian Dist Health Dept Hospice
(828) 263-0118
136 Furman Rd#4
Boone, NC
Specialty
Hospices

High Country Hcs
(828) 265-3388
400 Shadowline Dr Ste 103
Boone, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Medical Center Home Health
(828) 266-1166
950 State Farm Road Suite 200
Boone, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Life Care Center Of Banner Elk
(828) 898-5136
185 Norwood Hollow Rd Po Box 2199
Banner Elk, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Glenbridge Health And Rehab
(828) 263-8103
211 Milton Brown Heirs Road
Boone, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Phyllis Atwell
Deerfield Rd
Boone, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Suzanne Mc Adams
895 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Blowing Rock Hospital Ltc
(828) 295-5200
Po Box 148 Chestnut Dr
Blowing Rock, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Daryoosh Kalali
111 Overbrook Trl
Beech Mnt, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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