Alzheimers Care Facilities Pottsville PA

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Asma Badar
210 S Centre St
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rajnish Chaudhry
(570) 875-1903
1 Norwegian Plz
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Uchenna Uzoukwu
450 Washington St
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Covenant Home Care
(570) 385-5522
1510 Highway 61 South
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Schuylkill Center
(570) 622-9666
1000 Schuylkill Manor Rd
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Stefan Kruszewski
(570) 621-5016
450 Washington St
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pottsville Hosp Warne Clnc Hh
(570) 621-5514
420 South Jackson St
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Manorcare Health Svcs-Pottsvil
(570) 622-9582
Pulaski And Leader Drives
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beverly Healthcare - York Terr
(570) 622-3982
2401 West Market Street
Pottsville, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Rest Haven
(570) 385-0331
401 University Drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA
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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