Alzheimers Care Facilities Georgetown SC

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Prentis Gunter
2710 Highmarket St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Winyah Home Health Care Gt
(843) 546-1730
1105 Church Street
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Caresouth Homecare Professionals A Win
(843) 546-2009
1105 Church Street
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dudley Autio
2710 Highmarket St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Harold Stalvey
(843) 237-8808
122 Aspen Loop
Pawleys Isl, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Winyah Convalescent Center
(843) 546-4123
P O Box 8247
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Prince George Healthcare Cente
(843) 546-6101
901 Maple St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Georgetown Inc
(843) 546-3410
2591 N Fraser St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Theodore Gagliano
1662 Seitter St
Georgetown, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Grinman
9653 Ocean Hwy
Pawleys Isl, SC
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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