Alzheimers Care Facilities Easthampton MA

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Hampshire Manor Nursing Home
(413) 584-2213
Route 10
Easthampton, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

George Kriebel
(413) 582-7865
70 Main St
Florence, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Howard Sachs
(413) 585-8387
20 Hampton Ave Apt 401
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sanford Bloomberg
(413) 584-1402
16 Center St Ste 228
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Perlman
(413) 584-6186
57 Gothic St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Daniel Friedenson
(413) 586-8400
70 Main St
Florence, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ruth Ryan
(413) 586-2230
90 Conz St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Servicenet Homecare
(413) 584-7303
216 North King Street
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Killian O Connell
30 Locust St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sunbridge C & R - Northampton
(413) 584-8271
548 Elm St
Northampton, MA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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