• The beginning of a cure

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    26-10-2016 0 comments

    The beginning of a cure

    If we can believe the truth in a story like the one I told last week, we are confronted with a riddle. In my practice as a doctor and also in reports from colleagues I know about several cases that are more or less similar to the one I told last week. Once in a while a tumour, even a tumour with metastases, vanishes without ... read more...

  • Cancer and culture

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    19-10-2016 4 comments

    Cancer and culture

    This Autumn is a time for me of many seminars - in more than one country. There is no fixed programme that is the same everywhere; it has, rather, a very rich and growing theme. In Amsterdam and Bern I will speak about dementia. But in Hamburg the theme will be 'Cancer and culture'. I will give a kind of preview here, as I d... read more...

  • Enjoying life

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    12-10-2016 2 comments

    Enjoying life

    It is said that the problem of dementia is growing. 20 percent of western people are said to be facing a future with dementia - which is a very, very large number. Investigations into populations in which dementia is rare, and in social and educational groups in western society that show little dementia at an old age will ma... read more...

  • Alzheimer

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    05-10-2016 6 comments


    It is said that 70% of all dementia cases are 'Alzheimers'. This form of dementia is thought to be an illness based on changes in the nervous system of the brain. These changes are manifest, but the scientists are not sure about the truth of their suppositions. The symptoms are a progressive loss of the cognitive functions... read more...

  • Dementia

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    28-09-2016 3 comments


    After two weeks regarding the positive sides of becoming old, a sense of balance demands the other side of the picture. Because we are regarding the mind here, I will look at this side of becoming older in a more problematic way. In October and November I will have to give two lectures on dementia, one in Amsterdam, the othe... read more...