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Country Court
(740) 397-4125
1076 Coshocton Ave
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rose Garden Nursing Home
(740) 393-2046
303 N Main St
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eric Kahn
8402 Blackjack Road Ext
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Whispering Hills Care Center
(740) 397-9626
414 Wooster Rd
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Country Club Center Ii
(740) 397-2350
1350 Yauger Rd
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Hospice Of Knox County
(740) 397-5188
302 E High Street
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Hospices

Ohio Eastern Star Health Care
(740) 397-1706
1451 Gambier Road
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Chandravadan Patel
126 E Vine St
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Knox County Health Department
(740) 392-2200
11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, OH
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

The Laurels Of Mt Vernon
(740) 397-3200
13 Avalon Rd
Mount Vernon, OH
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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