Startling new Alzheimer’s test drug proved a winner in tests in US – but then gets withdrawn

A new Alzheimer’s test drug gets scrapped and then suddenly re-instated with astonishing results. Here’s why it got the much-needed green light (again).

By Terry Owen


A drug for treating Alzheimer’s after onset was shown to have amazingly positive effects, but then was suddenly withdrawn from trial groups, causing immense anger and frustration from trial participants …

Fighting the Good Fight: Stroke Survivor Series

What do you do when your whole life is ahead of you and, in an instant, it’s shattered? Your hopes and dreams lie like shards of glass around you. This is the start of a …

Heathwatch News

A study conducted in the US has challenged conventional medical dogma about heart care. The large study was presented at the American Heart Association…

Handy Heart Tips

Managing your heartbeat at home: 1. Manually check your heart rate (pulse). Put the tips of your first two fingers on your wrist, just below your thumb (palm up).

Exercise and the Brain: Nola Dippenaar Series

We are honoured to present an ongoing series of interviews with Professor Nola Dippenaar who is renowned as a local and international speaker on healthcare topics. 

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