Alzheimers Care Facilities Wasilla AK

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Valley Hospital Home Care
(907) 352-4800
3051 East Palmer Wasilla Highway
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Hospice Of Mat-Su
(907) 352-4800
950 East Bogard Road, Suite 133
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Hospices

William Herold
24316 Thunderbird Dr
Chugiak, AK
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

Cathy Baldwin-Johnson
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Family Practice

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Robert Charles Myers
(907) 376-1276
1261 S Seward Meridian Rd
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Dwight Stallman
230 Paulson Ave # 68
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Edward Spencer
515 E Dahlia Ave
Palmer, AK
Specialty
Geriatric Family Practice, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Bernzott
10928 Eagle River Rd
Eagle River, AK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Barbara J Doty
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Family Practice

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Andrea H Greenfeld
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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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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