Alzheimers Care Facilities Johnston RI

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Cherry Hill Manor
(401) 231-3102
2 Cherry Hill Road
Johnston, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Morgan Health Center
(401) 944-7800
80 Morgan Avenue
Johnston, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sajid Choudhry
1443 Hartford Ave
Johnston, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Staff Builders Home Health Care
(401) 273-2280
380 Broadway Suite 2
Providence, RI
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Heritage Hills Nursing Centre
(401) 231-2700
80 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Briarcliffe Nursing Home
(401) 944-2450
Old Pocasset Rd
Johnston, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Anne Whitaker
1443 Hartford Ave
Johnston, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Park View Nursing Home
(401) 351-2600
31 Parade Street
Providence, RI
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Leo Cok
Howard Ave
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

North Bay Manor
(401) 232-5577
171 Pleasant View Manor
Smithfield, RI
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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