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Motor Neurone Disease Charter adopted by local council - December 7, 2017

A local authority has pledged to support people with motor neurone disease as part of a charity’s nationwide awareness campaign.

“Passionate” stroke survivor is recognised - December 5, 2017

An inspirational young woman – who suffered a stroke at the age of 18 – has received an award from a leading UK charity.

Scientists look to squirrel’s biology to improve treatment for stroke victims - November 30, 2017

Squirrels might be nature’s best-kept secret when it comes to finding a more effective treatment for stroke victims, according to a new study.

Fresh evidence that healthy diet may benefit those with MS - November 28, 2017

Could eating more vegetable alleviate the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

Multi-million pound fund to “accelerate the development of treatments for muscular dystrophy” - November 23, 2017

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has announced a new $3.5 million (£2.63 million) grant to fund 13 new research and development projects.

Scientists discover new way to conduct research into Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease - November 21, 2017

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh have established a way in which primary research on human cells with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) can be conducted in the laboratory.

Inspirational man who made miraculous recovery from brain injury to tackle triathlon - November 16, 2017

An inspirational outdoors enthusiast who managed to make a miraculous recovery from an ultra-rare brain injury is preparing to take on a triathlon.

MND choir in a bid for this year’s Christmas No 1 - November 14, 2017

One of the youngest people in Britain to have been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is the driving force behind a charity single, which she hopes could bag the Christmas No 1 slot.

Brave brain injury survivor nominated for top volunteering award - November 9, 2017

A man who suffered a serious brain injury at the age of 19 has been nominated for a top award organised by the Headway charity.

Schoolboy receives Stroke Association award - November 7, 2017

A teenage boy whose father suffered a stroke four years ago has received an award from a leading charity.