Alzheimers Care Facilities Rockingham NC

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Rockingham Manor
(910) 997-4493
804 Long Drive
Rockingham, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Palmer Hinson Care Center
(910) 417-3000
925 Long Drive
Rockingham, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

First Health Home Care - Richm
(910) 997-5800
928 South Long Drive
Rockingham, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Britthaven Of Hamlet
(910) 582-0221
Highway 177 S Box 1489
Hamlet, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heritage Hills, Inc.
(704) 694-4106
2000 County Club Road
Wadesboro, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vincent Ferguson
925 S Long Dr
Rockingham, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richmond County Hospice Inc
(910) 997-4464
230 S Lawrence St Po Box 2136
Rockingham, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Terresa Atwater
1000 W Hamlet Ave
Hamlet, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Anson Co Hospital Snf
(704) 694-5131
500 Morven Rd
Wadesboro, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Duke St Jos Hc Wadesboro
(704) 694-5992
117 Wortham St
Wadesboro, NC
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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