Alzheimers Care Facilities Covington GA

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Covington Manor Nursing Home
(770) 786-0427
4148 Carroll Street
Covington, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Abbey Hospice
(770) 385-1818
10920 Highway 278 E
Covington, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Alcovy Regional Homecare
(770) 788-9403
4168 Tate Street
Covington, GA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Portsbridge Hospice Of Conyers
(770) 922-8767
1009 Milstead Ave, Suite 210
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Hospices

Cecelia Kane
2215 Exchange Pl Se
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Steven Marinkovic
6119 Adams St Ne
Covington, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Riverside Health Care Center
(770) 787-0211
5100 West Street
Covington, GA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Amedisys Home Health Of Coving
(770) 787-1796
9144 Highway 278 East
Covington, GA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ramesh Amin
(770) 922-4770
1814 Lakefield Ct Se
Conyers, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Magnuson
(770) 929-8100
1275 Parker Rd Se
Conyers, GA
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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