Alzheimers Care Facilities Weirton WV

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Soleus Healthcare Services
(304) 723-9696
3205 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Weirton Medical Center Home He
(304) 797-6000
601 S Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Prabhjot Deol
(304) 723-4260
485 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Heritage Complete Home Care
(740) 537-1175
1003 Franklin Avenue, Suite 1
Toronto, OH
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Brightwood Center
(304) 527-1100
840 Lee Road
Follansbee, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Ravindranath Kolli
501 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Weirton Geriatric Center
(304) 723-4300
2525 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Weirton Medical Center, D/P
(304) 797-6433
601 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Tri County Hm Hlth Agency Inc
(304) 797-6148
800 Main St
Follansbee, WV
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Lancia Villa Royale
(740) 264-7101
1852 Sinclair Avenue
Steubenville, OH
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

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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