Alzheimers Care Facilities North Platte NE

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Linden Court
(308) 532-5774
4000 West Philip Avenue
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Centennial Park Retirement Village
(308) 534-7000
510 Centennial Cir Po Box 1605
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

North Platte Care Centre
(308) 534-2200
2900 West E Street
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Great Plains Regional Med Ctr Hospice
(308) 535-7434
601 West Leota
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Hospices

Asok Narayan
1311 S Oak St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Gprmc-Home & Community Health
(308) 535-7434
601 West Leota
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

John Montgomery
601 W Leota St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Karen Lin
(308) 532-3677
1311 S Oak St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Oddy
1311 S Oak St
North Platte, NE
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Sutherland Care Center
(308) 386-4393
P O Box 307, 333 Maple Street
Sutherland, NE
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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