Motor Neurone Disease

England captain Steph Houghton speaks out after her partner was diagnosed with motor neurone disease – Daily Mail

Steph Houghton, captain of the England women’s football team, has spoken publicly for the first time about…

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Royal Caribbean accused of turning away motor neurone disease expert Justin Yerbury due to disability ‘risk’ – ABC News

A molecular biologist who has a genetic form of motor neurone disease (MND) has been denied permission…

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MAFS’ Tamara Joy on mother’s Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis – Daily Mail

Married At First Sight’s Tamara Joy revealed just how quickly her late mother had degenerated, following her…

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Assisted dying: it’s a carers duty to not prolong suffering – Metro

As a former nurse with a terminal illness, I am so pleased that UK doctors are taking…

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Motor neurone disease sufferer claims he was turned away from a cruise because of his disability – Daily Mail

A father of two with motor neurone disease was turned away from a Royal Caribbean cruise due…

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Dundonald Tor Bank former principal on Motor Neurone Disease diagnosis that stole his voice – Belfast Live

A former principal of a Northern Ireland special school who lost his voice to Motor Neurone Disease…

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Man with motor neurone disease dies after removing mask – BBC News

A man with advanced motor neurone disease has died days after giving an interview to raise awareness…

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£1.4m for motor neurone disease research announced by Doddie Weir charity – Express and Star

The charity set up by rugby great Doddie Weir has committed a further £1.4 million towards research…

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Statins could protect against motor neurone disease – Queen Mary University of London

High cholesterol has been found to be a possible risk factor for the development of motor neurone…

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Scientists identify new disrupted pathway in motor neurone disease – Medical Xpress

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have identified a new pathway that is disrupted in motor neurone…

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Carer whose husband died from motor neurone disease turned her grief into a way to help others – and is now up for a top award – St Helens Star

A WOMAN who quit her job to care for her husband with motor neurone disease has been…

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Changemakers: Julius Sweetland is unlocking technology for people with motor neurone disease – Big Issue

It took a neck brace, internet strangers and being bored at work, but Julius Sweetland changed thousands…

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Giving a voice to my friend’s songs – BBC News

Bernie Dalton always wanted to record an album of his songs. But when he lost his voice…

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Artist crafts Doddie Weir portrait from 10,000 stamps – BBC News

An artist has made a portrait of Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir entirely from 10,000 stamps. Michael McGee’s…

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Cannabinoids could help manage spasticity in motor neurone disease – The Pharmaceutical Journal

After six weeks, researchers found that patients using an oromucosal spray containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol had improved…

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John Cooper resented being his disabled wife’s carer – Bournemouth Echo

A callous husband who turned off the power of his disabled wife’s wheelchair because he resented being…

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Lenny Johnrose staying positive in motor neurone disease fight – BBC Sport

Lenny Johnrose understands how people with motor neurone disease can sink into depression. He has been there himself. Yet…

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Terminally ill mum writes 35 years of birthday cards – BBC News

A mother who is terminally ill with motor neurone disease has written enough birthday cards for her…

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Terminally-ill Shrewsbury man Noel Conway pens two books – Shropshire Star

The motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer has released Tales from the Hill, which will be followed shortly…

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New drug to treat motor neurone disease – SBS News

Australian researchers have developed a groundbreaking drug which holds hope of treating the debilitating and fatal motor…

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