Alzheimers Care Facilities Waynesboro VA

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Avante At Waynesboro
(540) 949-7191
1221 Rosser Ave
Waynesboro, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Shenandoah Nursing Home
(540) 949-8665
803 Westminster Drive
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Charles Dort
Woodrow Wilson Rehab Ctr
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

James Knopp
Route 250
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Augusta Nrsg & Rehab Ctr
(540) 885-8424
1734 Churchville Ave
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Augusta Medical Ctr Skilled Ca
(540) 332-4000
96 Medical Center Drive
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Michael Cesta
(540) 332-4533
96 Medical Center Dr
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Michael Hoffman
(540) 332-4533
96 Medical Center Dr
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Augusta Health Care, Inc
(540) 932-5860
64 Sports Medicine Drive
Fishersville, VA
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Andrew Hodson
145 Saddleback Farm
Afton, VA
Specialty
Neurology, 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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