Alzheimers Care Facilities Pikeville KY

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Hospice Of Pike Co
(606) 432-2112
3409 North Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Hospices

Naveed Ahmed
(606) 432-0329
4159 N Mayo Trl
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pikeville Health Care Center
(606) 437-7327
260 South Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Pikeville Methodist Hsp Home H
(606) 886-1884
911 Bypass Road
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mcdowell Arh
(606) 377-3400
9879 Ky Rt. #122
East Mc Dowell, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Christa Muckenhausen
(606) 432-6004
1904 S Mayo Trl
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Parkview Nursing And Rehabilitation
(606) 639-4840
200 Nursing Home Lane
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Home Care Health Services, Inc
(606) 432-2111
3409 N. Mayo Trail
Pikeville, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Mcdowell Arh Hha
(606) 377-3400
P. O. Box 247
East Mc Dowell, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Our Lady Of The Way Hm Hlth
(606) 285-1373
11022 Main Street
Martin, KY
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

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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