Alzheimers Care Facilities Harlingen TX

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David Moron
(956) 423-8094
1242 N 77 Sunshine Strip
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Diane Shaktman
1401 S Rangerville Rd
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Neighborhood Home Health Services
(956) 428-8880
632 Ed Carey Suite 200
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Harlingen Good Samaritan Ctr
(956) 423-4959
4301 South Expressway 83
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

La Hacienda Healthcare
(956) 425-2812
2204 Pease St
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Retama Manor, Harlingen
(956) 423-2663
820 Camelot
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Valley Bapt Med Ctr Hme Hlth
(956) 389-2100
4405 Glasscock
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Golden Palms Retirement & Heal
(956) 389-4653
2101 Treasure Hills Blvd
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mch Services Harlingen
(956) 440-0900
616 Ed Carey Drive
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

All Home Care Inc
(956) 412-1477
18018 Graham Road
Harlingen, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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