Alzheimers Care Facilities Mercedes TX

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Ketan Patel
1315 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Retama Manor Nursing Center
(956) 968-8502
721 Airport Drive
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ims Home Health Care Inc
(956) 973-0641
415 S International Blvd Suite 7
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Valley Grande Manor
(956) 968-2121
1212 South Bridge
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Friends Health Care Services Inc
(956) 447-0014
404 S Nebraska
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dario Narro
1330 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Genesis Clinic
(210) 973-8585
813 Pike
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Knapp Medical Ctr Hospice Care
(956) 968-8567
1401 E 8th Street
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Hospices

P A C E Health Care Inc
(956) 447-8886
260 S Texas Blvd Suite 300
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Amigo Home Health Agency Inc
(956) 968-8530
203 Business 83 San Patricio Pl Ste 106
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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