Alzheimers Care Facilities Boyertown PA

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Frederick Mennonite Community
(610) 754-7878
2849 Big Road Box 498
Frederick, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manatawny Manor
(610) 327-0840
Old Schuylkill Road At Route 724
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manorcare Health Svcs-Pottstow
(610) 323-1837
724 North Charlette St
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

David Scola
(610) 327-7468
1600 E High St
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pottstown Mem Med Cntr Transitional Cu
(610) 327-7000
1600 East High Street
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Pottstown Mem Med Home Care
(610) 327-7468
1600 East High St
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Vna Of Pottstown & Vicinity Hospice
(610) 970-0300
1610 Medical Drive 3rd Floor
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Penelope Duvall
(610) 326-6732
1597 Medical Dr
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Vna Of Pottstown And Vicinity
(610) 327-5700
1963 East High St
Pottstown, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

William Greenfield
(610) 970-0999
1200 E High St
Pottstown, PA
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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