Alzheimers Care Facilities La Follette TN

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Sunbridge Care & Rehab For Lafollette
(423) 562-0760
136 Davis Lane
Lafollette, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lake City Health Care Center
(865) 426-2147
Industrial Park Rd
Lake City, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Sunbridge Care & Rehab For Maynardvill
(865) 992-5816
215 Richardson Way
Maynardville, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Windwood Health And Rehab Cent
(865) 457-6925
220 Longmire Rd
Clinton, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

St Mary S Hospice
(865) 925-5500
7447 Andersonville Pike
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Hospices

Lafollette Community Nh
(423) 566-9248
200 Torrey Road
Lafollette, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mariner Health Of Norris
(865) 494-0986
3382 Andersonville Hwy
Andersonville, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Clinch River Home Health
(865) 457-4263
401 Sulpher Springs Rd Box 56
Clinton, TN
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dawit Zemichael
4127 E Emory Rd
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beech Tree Manor
(423) 784-6626
240 Hospital Lane
Jellico, TN
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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