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Stephen Hawking hails 'life changing' speech upgrade

2014-12-03 09:58

New technology has enabled Stephen Hawking, who is paralysed as a result of motor neuron disease, to communicate quickly and more easily than before.

Tell-all book could kill Joost

2013-09-23 08:19

A tell-all book by journalist Gavin Prins could send the already fragile rugby player Joost van der Westhuizen to an early grave.

Why did Joost and Amor bury the hatchet?

2013-09-04 12:45

Joost van der Westhuzien has moved back in with Amor Vitonne and their children. Is it because he’s ill? Or because Amor still loves him?

Joost moving back in with Amor

2013-08-30 14:18
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Amor Vittone has revealed that her previously estranged husband Joost van der Westhuizen will be moving back into their home permanently.

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Watch the Bulls pledge to support Joost van der Westhuizen J9 Foundation to help MND sufferers.

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Joost doc quits over media scrutiny

2012-02-21 09:25
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Dr Jody Pearl, the neurologist who has been accused of having an affair with her patient Joost van der Westhuizen, has decided to quit.

Joost: more on motor neuron disease

2011-05-15 00:00

Motor neuron disease destroys parts of the nervous system that control essential activities such as speaking, walking, breathing and swallowing.

 

Common blood pressure medication could lower the risk of developing ALS

2014-11-11 07:55

Medications commonly used to lower blood pressure might also lower the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, researchers suggest.

Joost reveals he is healthy in new magazine interview

2013-09-06 11:02

Just months after having accepted the inevitability of his death, Joost van der Westhuizen is adamant that treatment from a new detox specialist is reversing the damage done by MND.

Why did Joost and Amor bury the hatchet?

2013-09-03 12:32

Joost van der Westhuzien has moved back in with Amor Vittone and their children. Is it because he’s ill? Or because Amor still loves him?

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Watch the Bulls pledge to support Joost van der Westhuizen J9 Foundation to help MND sufferers.

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Joost's MND outreach

2013-01-24 09:11

Watch a clip of Bok legend Joost promoting awareness for MND causes.

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I paid my debt, says Joost

2012-02-17 08:39
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Joost van der Westhuizen recently opened up about living with motor neurone disease and has said that he doesn't "give a damn" what people say about him.

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