Alzheimers Care Facilities Nicholasville KY

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Royal Manor
(859) 885-4171
100 Sparks Ave
Nicholasville, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

American Nursing Care Le
(859) 224-1979
851 Corporate Drive
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Peter Wright
(859) 278-1316
280 Pasadena Dr
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Optioncare
(859) 277-2013
2025 Regency Road
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lifeline Home Health
(859) 272-9787
155 West Tiverton Way #3
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Central Baptist Hosp Hha
(859) 260-6569
270 Southland Dr Ste E
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Nurses Registry & Home Health
(859) 255-4411
1420 N. Broadway
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ramesh Ghanta
2366 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Regina Raab
771 Corporate Dr
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pimlico Manor
(859) 272-0608
3576 Pimlico Parkway
Lexington, KY
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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