Alzheimers Care Facilities Pleasant Grove UT

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Alpine Valley Care Center
(801) 785-3568
25 East Alpine Drive
Pleasant Grove, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Health Watch Provo Inc
(801) 225-0599
1750 North 680 West
Orem, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Vista Hospice Care - Lehi
(801) 766-1515
680 East Main Street, Suite 202
Lehi, UT
Specialty
Hospices

Horizon Home Health
(801) 226-1919
204 West 540 North
Orem, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

First Choice Home Health
(801) 501-9030
1427 South 550 East
Orem, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

A - Plus Home Care
(801) 225-0990
274 West 400 South
Lindon, UT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Timp Haven Care Center
(801) 768-3502
651 East 200 South
Lehi, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Orchard Park Care Center
(801) 224-0921
740 North 300 East
Orem, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Robert Crist
774 S 400 E
Orem, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Orem Nursing & Rehabilitation
(801) 225-4741
575 East 1400 South
Orem, UT
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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