Category Archives: Motor Neurone Disease

“Statins could protect against MND”, say researchers
February 21, 2019

Scientists believe that statins – a drug commonly used to reduce cholesterol and the risk of stroke in adults – could be used to protect against motor neurone disease.

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Scientists hail breakthrough in MND treatment
January 31, 2019

Scientists are optimistic that a new drug could be used to help slow, or even reverse, the symptoms of motor neurone disease.

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New campaign launched to help fund innovative motor neurone disease treatment
December 20, 2018

A new charity campaign led by a rugby legend has been launched to help find a cure for motor neurone disease.

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Professional footballer announces retirement after motor neurone disease diagnosis
September 27, 2018

The former Liverpool and current Bolton player, Stephen Darby, has announced his retirement from professional football after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

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Man with MND hopes children’s books are something his kids can be proud of
January 9, 2018

A children’s author has told how a Motor Neurone Disease (MND) diagnosis did not prevent him discovering a new-found talent for children’s books

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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.

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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.

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Man with motor neurone disease records thousands of phrases to use in later life
October 12, 2017

A man living with motor neurone disease has recorded some 1,600 phrases which can be used after he no longer has the ability to talk.

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Cutting-edge technology helps Mum with Motor Neurone Disease
October 3, 2017

Annie Allen, a mum with motor neurone disease (MND), is one of the first in the UK to explore and use voice banking, which will enable her to continue to speak with her loved ones once she starts to experience vocal difficulties.

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Rugby player goes public with his MND battle
June 20, 2017

A celebrated sportsman has revealed that he is fighting a battle against Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

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