Alzheimers Care Facilities Roanoke Rapids NC

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Home Health And Hospice Of Hal
(252) 291-4400
1229 Julian R. Allsbrook Highw
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Sweta Majmundar
(252) 535-6540
535b Becker Dr
Roanoke Rapid, NC
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Karen Billmire
210 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapid, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Guardian Care Of Roanoke Rapid
(252) 537-6181
305 Fourteenth Street
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Brian Ctr Hlth & Reh/Lawrenceville Inc
(804) 848-4766
Po Box 105 Rt58 East
Lawrenceville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Halifax County Mental Health Center
(252) 537-6174
210 Smith Church Road
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

Home Hlth And Hospice Of Halifax
(252) 291-4400
1229 Julian R Allsbrook Highway
Roanoke Rapids, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Ravinder Mamedi
210 Smith Church Rd
Roanoke Rapid, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Convalescent Center Of Halifax
(252) 536-4817
101 Caroline Avenue Box 432
Weldon, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Jane Dicocco
(434) 848-4131
1147 Planters Rd
Lawrenceville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

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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