Alzheimers Care Facilities Greenwood SC

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Magnolia Manor - Greenwood
(864) 232-5368
1415 Parkway Dr
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Miles Ardaman
600 Monument St
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wayne Sida
(864) 229-5885
303 W Alexander Ave
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Debra Hardin
1547 Parkway
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Leah Perez
600 Monument St Ste 224
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Hospice Care Of The Piedmont, Inc
(864) 227-9393
408 W Alexander Ave
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Home Care Hospice/Piedmont
(864) 227-9393
408 West Alexander Ave.
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Upper Savannah District Hhs
(864) 942-3600
1736 South Main St Bx 3227
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sureshchandra Soni
(864) 229-0026
1111 Edgefield St
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Wesley Common Healthcare Ctr
(864) 227-7250
1110 Marshall Rd Box 1203
Greenwood, SC
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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