Alzheimers Care Facilities Killeen TX

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Indian Oaks
(254) 699-5051
415 Indian Oaks Drive
Harker Heights, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Larry Reed
(254) 200-0662
Suite 108
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Bell Haven Conv And Nsg Ctr
(254) 634-0374
1002 Medical Drive
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Kenneth Moss
(254) 532-8240
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

The Rosewood
(254) 526-4923
5700 E Central Texas Exprsy
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Absolute Home Care
(254) 698-2998
1200 E Fm 2410
Harker Heights, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Family Care Home Health
(254) 554-4049
1002 Elms Road Suite 111
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

David Orman
(254) 288-8725
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Metroplex Hospital
(254) 526-7523
2201 S Clear Creek Rd
Killeen, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gary Drouillard
36000 Darnall Loop
Fort Hood, TX
Specialty
Psychiatry, 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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