Alzheimers Care Facilities Corvallis OR

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Good Samaritan Hospital Hha
(541) 754-1265
444 Nw Elks Drive
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Benton Hospice Service
(541) 757-9616
917 Nw Grant
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Hospices

Edmund Myers
3600 Nw Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Peter Winters
(541) 752-7452
4525 Nw Highland Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Phelps
(541) 768-5235
3600 Nw Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wendy Shumway
3600 Nw Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

David Hart
(541) 766-3662
3600 Nw Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Corvallis Manor
(541) 757-1651
160 Ne Conifer Blvd
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

David Heck
(541) 757-8464
2438 Nw Professional Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Henry Elder
3509 Nw Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
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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