Alzheimers Care Facilities Elizabeth City NC

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Michael Larson
305 E Main St
Elizabeth Cty, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

W R Winslow Memorial Home Inc
(252) 338-3975
1700 W Ehringhaus St
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Albemarle Home Care
(252) 335-1600
311 Cedar St.
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Albemarle Mental Health Center
(252) 335-1113
113 North Elliott Street Po Box 326
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Gregory Hudson
(252) 330-2592
309 Dance's Rd
Elizabeth Cty, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Guardian Care Of Elizabeth Cit
(252) 338-0137
901 S Halstead Blvd
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alfred Thompson
305 E Main St
Elizabeth Cty, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sentara Home Care Services
(252) 331-1203
107 S Water Street
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Albemarle Hospice
(919) 426-5488
311 Cedar Street
Elizabeth City, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Albemarle Home Care
(252) 338-4066
I60 Us 158 E Building B
Camden, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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