motor neurone disease


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motor neurone disease

n
(Pathology) a progressively degenerative disease of the motor system causing muscle weakness and wasting
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The charity was nominated this year as it's close to one of our players and connected friend's hearts having lost loved ones to motor neurone disease and related neurodegenerative disorders.
About 45 Tasmanians are living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND), which causes nerve cells, or neurones, to not work normally, affecting a persons ability to walk, speak, swallow and breathe.
Motor neurone disease, known as ALS in America, is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord leading to the loss of muscle control and eventual paralysis.
Fourteen friends and family members, Team 2Fingers2MND, are running on Sunday in tribute to David and to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Researchers given cash by the ALS Association's campaign have discovered a gene linked to motor neurone disease.
Cath was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in January 2015, following about six months of tests.
I have chosen to support the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) as it is especially close to my heart as I lost my dad to this horrible disease in 2013.
All proceeds will go towards The Mike Findley MND Fund and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Motor Neurone Disease takes away all your muscle strength, your speech, your ability to swallow and eventually your breathing, resulting in death; there isn't any medication, treatment or cure.
Following his diagnosis Anto, from Belfast, set up deterMND Trust with the aims of raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.
Writers of the show, which is filmed in Liverpool, are currently working with the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) to develop the storyline, believed to be a first for a soap opera.
Mary and I would have been married 65 years this year but unfortunately she was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at 71 and I cared for her until she died three years later.