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Friday, 24 January 2020
Possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease: cautious optimism

Biogen presented trial data last year, November, at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease conference in San Diego, for their drug aducanumab.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 11:30
Probiotics for infant colic

Nocerino and colleagues, from the University of Naples in Italy, published the results of their study which looked at the efficacy of a particular strain (Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis BB-12) of probiotic for the management of infant colic.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 11:45
New HIV Guidelines launched

It’s an exciting time to be in the field of HIV as the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced the launch of the new guidelines.

Publication Date:
Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 12:30
Is timing of BP medication important?

Interesting results from a chronotherapy study on BP medication were published in the European Heart Journal recently, showing that it may be better to take antihypertensives at bedtime.

Publication Date:
Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 08:30