Alzheimers Care Facilities Granite Falls NC

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Camelot Manor Nursing Care Fac
(828) 396-2387
100 Sunset St
Granite Falls, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Burke County Inc
(828) 879-1601
402 W Main St Po Box 1029
Valdese, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Debra Bolick
419 2nd St Nw
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lutheran Nh Hickory Unit
(828) 345-1140
1265 21 St Ne
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Frye Regional Medical Center
(828) 322-6070
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

College Pines Nursing Center
(828) 874-6800
P O Box 250 95 Locust Street
Valdese, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brian Center Nursing Care/Hickory
(828) 328-5646
220 13th Ave Place Nw
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Guardian Health Services Llc
(828) 324-3025
343 2nd Street Nw
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Interim Healthcare
(828) 324-2121
858 2nd St Ne Suite 301
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lutheran Home - Hickory West
(828) 322-6995
1125 10 St Blvd Nw
Hickory, NC
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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