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Murphy Medical Center Inc
(828) 837-8300
4130 Us Highway 64 East
Murphy, NC
Specialty
Hospitals

Lcc Of Copper Basin
(423) 496-3245
Industrial Park Drive Box 518
Ducktown, TN
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Appalachian Home Health Care Inc
(706) 745-5101
1658 Gowder Drive
Blairsville, GA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mountain Home Nursing Service
(828) 389-8106
345 Hwy. 64 West
Hayesville, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Good Shepherd Home Health And
(828) 389-6311
165 Highway West
Hayesville, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Michelle Melson
(828) 835-3550
145 Medical Park Ln Ste L
Murphy, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Albert Dixon
41 Hospital St
Blairsville, GA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Clay County Care Center
(828) 389-9941
86 Valley Hideaway Drive
Hayesville, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Good Shepherd Hh & Hospice Agency
(704) 389-6311
Main St Box 465
Hayesville, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Blue Ridge Health Care Inc
(706) 632-2271
99 Ouida Street
Blue Ridge, GA
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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