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Wm Dillingham
1224 Biggs St
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Scotia Village-Snf
(910) 277-2000
2200 Elm Drive
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Scotland County
(910) 276-7176
600 S Main St Ste F
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Keith Logan
501a Westwood Way
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fazal Khan
(843) 454-0442
1035 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Century Care Of Laurinburg Inc
(910) 276-8400
Route 3 Box 95 8900 Hasty Rd
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Healthkeeperz
(910) 522-0010
507 West Covington Street
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mahir Shah
1428 Terrace Cir
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Edwin Morgan Ctr Of Scotland Mem Hosp
(910) 276-0016
517 Peden St
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Dundee Nursing Home
(843) 479-6251
401 Bypass Box 858
Bennettsville, SC
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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