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

Published March 20, 2016 by zuzusays

This study looks like they are finally putting together several ideas that improve physical health lifestyle ideas that may improve cognitive function. We all hear about how diet, exercise, vitamins and minerals, supplements affect physical and mental function. I’m glad they are finally testing these ideas to see if there’s real improvement and for which types of dementia.

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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