Alzheimers Care Facilities Punxsutawney PA

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Luisito Dingcong
(814) 938-4121
81 Hillcrest Dr
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mulberry Square
(814) 938-5161
407 1/2 W Mahoning Street
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beverly Healthcare-Mountain View
(814) 743-6613
Box 138 Mt View Dr
Hillsdale, PA
Specialty
Nursing Homes

Mary Guidice
90 Beaver Dr
Du Bois, PA
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Brookville New Bethlehem Hhc
(814) 275-3739
240 Allegheny Blvd Ste M
Brookville, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Punxsutawney Home Health Care
(814) 938-2431
Station Square Rr 5 Box 27e
Punxsutawney, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Beverly Healthcare - Mountain
(814) 743-6613
Mt View Drive, Box 138
Hillsdale, PA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nelia San Jose
90 Beaver Dr
Du Bois, PA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Dubois Regional Med Hh Service
(814) 375-4321
100 Hospital Avenue Po Box 447
Dubois, PA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Dubois Regional Medical Center Hospice
(814) 375-3300
202 Hospital Drive Box 447
Dubois, PA
Specialty
Hospices

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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