Alzheimers Care Facilities Wethersfield CT

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Mediplex Of Wethersfield
(860) 563-0101
341 Jordan Lane
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Alzheimer's Association, Northern Ct Chapter
(860) 956-9560
443 Franklin Avenue
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Alzheimer's Association Chapters

Professional Relief Nurses Inc
(860) 296-3555
1010 Wethersfield Avenue
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Home Health Agencies

Karen Blank
(860) 545-7214
400 Washington St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Greenwood Health Center
(860) 236-2901
5 Greenwood St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Nayer Bukhari
(860) 563-1843
415 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ellis Manor
(860) 296-9166
210 George St
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Beverly Greenspan
555 Willard Ave
Newington, CT
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mario Leicach
1 Linden Pl
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Elm Hill Nursing Center
(860) 529-8661
45 Elm St
Rocky Hill, CT
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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