Alzheimers Care Facilities Nazareth PA

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Thaeler Health Care Center
(610) 746-7290
175 West North Street
Nazareth, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Easton Hospital Hospice
(610) 258-7189
3421 Nightingale Drive
Easton, PA
Specialty
Hospices

Old Orchard Health Care Center
(610) 330-9030
4100 Freemansburg Avenue
Easton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Easton Nursing Center
(610) 258-2985
498 Washington Street
Easton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vibhavasu Sharma
250 S 21st St
Easton, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gracedale - Northampton County
(610) 746-1900
Gracedale Avenue
Nazareth, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

S Lesse
2768 Stephens St
Easton, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Manorcare Health Svcs-Easton
(610) 250-0150
2600 Northampton Street
Easton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Eastwood Nursing And Rehab Center
(610) 258-2801
2125 Fairview Avenue
Easton, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Manoj Mittal
(610) 559-9330
2030 Lehigh St
Easton, PA
Specialty
Geriatric Internal Medicine, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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