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Nhc Healthcare, Laurens
(864) 984-6584
301 Pinehaven Street Extension
Laurens, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nhc Homecare Laurens
(864) 833-2368
Plantation Plaza Hwy 76 Route 3 Box 807d
Clinton, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of Laurens County
(864) 833-6287
16 Peachtree Street
Clinton, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Fountain Inn Nursing Home
(864) 862-2554
501 Gulliver Street
Fountain Inn, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Woodruff Manor
(864) 476-7092
1114 E Georgia Rd Box 879
Woodruff, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Martha Franks Baptist Retireme
(864) 984-4541
One Martha Franks Dr
Laurens, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Laurens County Hospital Snf
(864) 833-9100
22725 Us Highway 76 East
Clinton, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nhc Healthcare, Clinton
(864) 833-2550
304 Jacobs Highway
Clinton, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gonzalo Pares
(864) 560-9300
751 E Georgia Rd
Woodruff, SC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Family Eye Care Center - Laurens
(864) 715-9940
106 S. Public Square
Laurens, SC

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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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