Alzheimers Care Facilities Chapel Hill NC

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Clare Bridge of Chapel Hill
(919) 929-5850
2230 Farmington Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Carolina House of Durham
(919) 479-9966
4434 Ben Franklin Blvd
Durham, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Carolina House of Cary
(919) 460-5959
111 Macarthur Dr
Cary, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Saul Weinberg
101 Manning Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Janowsky
Unc School Of Med
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Carolina House of Chapel Hill
(919) 918-7600
100 Lanark Rd
Chapel Hill, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Clare Bridge of Cary
(919) 852-1355
7870 Chapel Hill Rd
Cary, NC
Services
Alz/Dementia Support

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Heartfields at Cary
(919) 852-5757
1050 Crescent Green Dr
Cary, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Alz/Dementia Support

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Mary Craig
Unc Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Messenheimer
(919) 969-7616
101 Manning Dr
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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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