Alzheimers Care Facilities Georgetown KY

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Georgetown Community Hospital
(502) 868-1100
1140 Lexington Road
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dover Manor
(502) 863-9529
112 Dover Drive
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Georgetown Health Care Center
(502) 863-3696
102 Pocahontas Trail
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

James Fetter
(859) 233-4511
2250 Leestown Rd #116a6-Ld
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Linda De Hoyos
3301 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kenneth Graulich
(502) 863-1739
1140 Lexington Rd
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Family Home Health Care, Inc
(502) 867-7422
105 Eastside Drive
Georgetown, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Bluegrass Reg Men Hlth/Mental Retard
(606) 253-1686
1351 Newton Pike Box 11428
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Kim Larmore
2250 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Samaritan Hospital Nf
(859) 226-7020
310 South Limestone
Lexington, KY
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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