Alzheimers Care Facilities Parkersburg WV

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Willows Center
(304) 428-5573
723 Summers Street
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Olsten Kimberly Quality Care
(304) 485-1572
4441 Rosemar Road
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Servcare Home Health
(304) 428-2554
417 Grand Park Drive, Suite 101
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Eagle Pointe
(304) 485-6476
1600 27th Street
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Housecalls Of Camden Clark
(304) 424-2050
1601 Garfield Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Ralph Ryback
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Lance Mc Coy
(304) 485-5185
3199 Core Rd
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Worthington Manor, Inc.
(304) 485-7447
36th Street & Core Rd.
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gentiva Health Services
(304) 424-7172
4441 Rosemar Road
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

St Josephs Hospital
(304) 684-9994
1824 Murdoch Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Hospitals

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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