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The emerging links between depression and MND

At first, it seemed like a single drop, but it is quickly turning into a trickle. The first inkling was a study of >1,700 people with… 210 more words


More activity on the fringes of gluten neurology

I have dabbled into gluten neurology before with my post gluten neurology-persisting and growing? 

Prophetic it seems, as I am here forced to revisit the topic because  I came across a few recent interesting reports on the neurology of gluten. 293 more words


Remembering my first true love.

Here is a Valentines day post I first wrote three years ago remembering fondly the man who taught me what love meant… For you Dad.xx… 345 more words


RIP Joost van der Westhuizen

On Monday (6th February) the sad news was announced that the great South African scrum-half Joost van der Westhuizen (JVD) had died at the age of 45. 371 more words


When Jonah met Joost.

The rugby world lost one of its most inspirational legends this week as Joost van der Westhuizen passed away.

The former scrum-half had been suffering with motor neurone disease since 2011 and finally lost a brave battle against the degenerative illness, after initially only being given two years to live. 163 more words

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RIP Joost van der Westhuizen 2017

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Today, we had one of our infrequent MND support group meetings at the PE St FranciS Hospice. 1,013 more words

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A rugby legend who inspired a generation

As this is a dedicated travel, food and rugby blog, it’s with a heavy heart today I learnt one of my idols, Joost van der Westhuizen, the former South Africa captain, has died aged 45 after a seven-year battle with motor neurone disease (MND). 336 more words