Alzheimers Care Facilities Enfield CT

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Blair Manor
(860) 749-8388
612 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lawrence Peters
(860) 763-3377
151 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Home & Community Health Services Inc
(860) 763-7600
140 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Hospices

Home & Community Health Services, Inc
(860) 763-7600
140 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

St Joseph Residence
(860) 741-0791
1365 Enfield St
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Frank Boruch
151 Hazard Ave
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Central Ct Mental Health System
(203) 745-4831
51 College Street
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Parkway Pavilion Health Care
(860) 745-1641
1157 Enfield St
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

New Directions Of No Central Ct
(860) 741-3001
5102 Bigelow Commons
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Syed Hazratji
15 Palomba Dr
Enfield, CT
Specialty
Neurology, 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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