Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program, by Dale Bredesen

It’s a shame Australia is so far away or we’d be on our way ASAP. How fantastic that there are approaches to arresting cognitive decline that don’t involve taking medication that often has a Black Box warning.

Living Beyond Dementia™

This months Living Beyond Dementia™ blog (yes, only one again as I am too busy living beyond dementia), is on the following study (Abstract and Summary only included – follow the link to the full study),

Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program

Dale E. Bredesen1, 2
1 Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095;
2 Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato, CA 94945.


This report describes a novel, comprehensive, and personalized therapeutic program that is based on the underlying pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease, and which involves multiple modalities designed to achieve metabolic enhancement for neurodegeneration (MEND). The first 10 patients who have utilized this program include patients with memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), or subjective cognitive impairment (SCI). Nine of the 10 displayed subjective or objective improvement in…

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About Remember Me

I am a retired adult educator. My wife had a stroke in February 2014 and now has mixed dementia. Her recovery from stroke has been exceptional apart from 50% loss of peripheral vision and vascular damage. 'Dharma For Dementia' is my approach to being Maureem's Care Partner: it aims to end the suffering of 'Prescribed Disengagement' (Swaffer) .
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2 Responses to Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic program, by Dale Bredesen

  1. Wow! I hope clinical studies of these therapeutic approaches will be undertaken far and wide. It all sounds very promising.


  2. Remember Me says:

    i don’t suppose these studies are being funded by drug companies!


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