Alzheimers Care Facilities Sumter SC

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Hopewell Health Care Ctr
(803) 481-8591
1761 Pinewood Road Box 818
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mariner Hc - Sumter East
(803) 775-5394
880 Carolina Avenue
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Wateree District Home Health S
(803) 773-5511
105 N Magnolia St Box 1628
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Tuomey Reg Med Ctr Subacute Sc
(803) 778-9190
129 N Washington St
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Davis Moise
(803) 778-9190
129 N Washington St
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Rafael Gracia
1860 Moorhill Estate Dr
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Tawana Barrow
215 N Magnolia St
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Tuomey Hospice
(803) 778-8991
232 West Calhoun Street
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Hospices

Nhc Healthcare - Sumter
(803) 773-5567
1018 N Guignard Box 1524
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tuomey Home Health
(803) 778-8991
232 West Calhoun Street
Sumter, SC
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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