Alzheimers Care Facilities Rocky Mount NC

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The Fountains at The Albemarle
(252) 823-2799
200 Trade Street
Tarboro, NC
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Alz/Dementia Support

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Hospice And Homecare Of Nash Gen Hospi
(252) 443-8083
2460 Curtis Ellis Dr
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Ihs Of Nash
(252) 443-0867
3195 Hunter Hill Rd Box 8495
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nash County Home Health Agency
(252) 446-1777
301 S. Church St. Suite 124
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Scott Cunningham
(252) 937-5800
2301 Medpark Dr
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

South Village
(252) 442-4156
2221 Raleigh Rd
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Lubica Fedor
500 Nash Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Kenneth Thompson
(252) 443-9500
2301 Medpark Dr
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Guardian Care Of Rocky Mount
(252) 443-7666
160 Winstead Ave
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Edgecombe-Nash Mh/Dd/Sas
(252) 937-8141
500 Nash Medical Arts Mall
Rocky Mount, NC
Specialty
Alzheimer's Research FoundationAlzheimer's Research Foundation

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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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