Motor Neurone Disease

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Terminally-ill man who was told he was fit to work backs campaign for easier access to benefits – Eastern Daily Press

A motor neurone disease (MND) sufferer was told he was fit to work by benefits assessors despite…

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Motor neurone disease: Joe Hammond’s birthday legacy for sons – BBC News

For any parent the prospect of not living to see your children grow up is heartbreaking. That’s the…

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Before he died, Dr Ian Davis wrote a farewell message we all need to read. – Mamamia

On Thursday November 1, 2018, Dr Ian Davis died after seven years with motor neurone disease. In the…

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Bedford woman suffering Motor Neurone Disease is fundraising to find a cure – Bedford Today

A Bedford woman diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease earlier this year is busy raising funds and awareness.…

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Stars pay tribute to motor neurone disease sufferer Weir – BBC Sport

Former British and Irish Lions and Scotland team-mates are among those to pay tribute on Scrum V…

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Man with advanced Motor Neurone Disease abseils underground – BBC News

A father-of-two with advanced Motor Neurone Disease has abseiled more than 100ft deep underground. Jason Liversidge, 42, from…

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Rugby hero Doddie Weir’s £250,000 donation set to boost motor neurone disease research – Scottish Daily Record

A £250,000 donation from Scots rugby hero Doddie Weir’s charity will boost research into drugs which could…

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Stephen Darby: Motor neurone disease diagnosis forces Bolton full-back to retire – BBC Sport

Bolton defender Stephen Darby has announced his retirement from football, aged 29, after being diagnosed with motor…

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Why this grandmother of seven battling motor neurone disease backs calls for right to die – Daily Post North Wales

A former headteacher diagnosed with a degenerative condition is calling for a change in the law to…

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Wheelchair user completes Great East Run in support of Motor Neurone Disease. – East Anglian Daily Times

David Cooper took on the half-marathon this weekend as part of a 29 mile challenge to raise…

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Malcolm’s mission to help MND sufferers – Shropshire Star

Still in her early 60s, she was a well-known figure in the village of Alveley, near Bridgnorth. “She…

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Volunteers rebuild Cradley home for dad with Motor Neurone’s Disease – Malvern Gazette

A GROUP of volunteers have rebuilt a family home for a dad who has Motor Neurone’s Disease. Electrician…

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Len Johnrose: ‘I’m not afraid of dying’ – ex-player on living with motor neurone disease – BBC Sport

There is no cure for motor neurone disease. Half of those affected die within two years of being…

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Band of Builders helps motor neurone disease patient – BBC News

A woman says she is “over the moon” that a charity is renovating the family home after…

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New Scottish drug trial for motor neurone disease – BBC News

A charity has announced the launch of the first motor neurone disease (MND) clinical drug trial in…

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‘It was always the dream’: Family opens cafe in memory of mum who fought ‘unbearable’ disease – News Shopper

A father from Crayford has described the “unbearable suffering” caused by motor neurone disease as he sets…

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Glasgow to trial first new Motor Neurone Disease drug in ‘historic moment’ – Evening Times

A NEW drug that could help combat the degenerative condition motor neurone disease (MND) is being trialled…

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Campaigners hail clinical drug trial in ‘fightback’ against motor neurone disease in Scotland – Scottish Daily Record

A clinical drug trial is being hailed as a “historic moment in the fightback against motor neurone…

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Dad of two, 40, diagnosed with motor neurone disease says he is ‘happy to take the burden’ for his family – iNews

For the last seven months personal trainer and chartered accountant Alex Gibson has been on an emotional…

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How Cash for the Community could help people with motor neurone – Cambridge News

Cash from a community campaign would help people living with motor neurone disease (MND) in Cambridgeshire have…

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Unlocking the mystery of Motor Neurone Disease – ABC News

Professor Dominic Rowe is a neurologist at Sydney’s Macquarie University specialising in neurodegenerative diseases. Most of his patients…

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Council urged to do more to help people with Motor Neurone Disease – Dorset Echo

Dorset county councillors have been asked to do more to support victims of Motor Neurone Disease. Dr Richard…

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Cambs County Council pledges support for people with motor neurone disease – Royston Crow

Cambridgeshire County Council unanimously backed a motion to support the motor neurone disease charter on Tuesday last…

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Motor Neurone Disease is ‘a nightmare but I’m adapting’, says priest – The Irish Times

At 9.30am on Tuesday, Fr Tony Coote (54) will set off from Letterkenny, Co Donegal, on a…

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Anglers set to help beat Motor Neurone Disease in memory of Anne Walker – The Press, York

AN ANGLER whose wife died of Motor Neurone Disease is hoping to raise thousands to help others…

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Council gives backing to Motor Neurone Disease campaign – Basingstoke Gazette

BASINGSTOKE and Deane Borough Council has pledged its support to residents with an incurable disease by signing…

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Doncaster Council hears the voice of people with Motor Neurone Disease – Doncaster Council

Developed by the Motor Neurone Disease Association, the Charter is a statement of the respect, care and…

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Dumfriesshire gran refuses to bow to Motor Neurone Disease – Scottish Daily Record

An Annan gran robbed of her ability to speak has taken on the challenge of raising awareness…

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ScotRail train to be named after Motor Neurone Disease campaigner – RailAdvent

ScotRail have announced that they are to name one of their trains after Gordon Aikman, who is…

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Fightback dinner celebrates the youngest person in Scotland living with MND – The Scotsman

A dinner is to be held tonight in memory of Motor Neurone Disease campaigner Gordon Aikman to…

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“I’m one of the lucky ones”: Pat is determined not to give in to motor neurone disease – The Courier

Pat Orr has lived a proudly independent life. With an active work and social life, no-fuss attitude…

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West Lothian grandfather wants to tackle misconceptions of Motor Neurone Disease – Scottish Daily Record

A West Lothian grandfather diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease wants to tackle misconceptions of the illness. Jimmy Graham…

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Devoted Scots wife lays bare harsh reality of Motor Neurone Disease but insists husband’s illness isn’t a death sentence – The Scottish Sun

A DEVOTED wife has laid bare the harsh reality of Motor Neurone Disease — but insists her…

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New motor neurone brace makes ‘substantial difference’ – BBC News

A new neck brace for people with motor neurone disease (MND) makes a “substantial difference” to their…

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Crick firm’s pledge to help people with Motor Neurone Disease – Rugby Advertiser

A Crick-based company is raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease by putting photographs of people with the…

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Find out more about Motor Neurone Disease at free film evening – Warrington Guardian

MEMBERS and volunteers from the South Lancs branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) are holding…

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City Hall to be illuminated blue and orange to mark Global Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Day – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

The Lord Mayor of Norwich and members of Norwich City Council (NCC) will be attending the event. Sally…

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Train carries MND Scotland logo ahead of Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Week – Rail Advent

ScotRail has unveiled a Class 170 train carrying the Motor Neurone Disease Scotland logo as part of…

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Brave Beith woman Linda tells of battle with Motor Neurone Disease – Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald

A BEITH woman is sharing her story to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease. Linda Mitchell, 58, was…

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Further funding needed to find a cure for motor neurone disease – The Daily Telegraph

The CEO of the Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW has told Sky News that extensive research…

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Doddie Weir’s charity backs motor neurone disease research with £400,000 – The Scotsman

Doddie Weir announced his diagnosis with motor neurone disease last year. Picture: Neil Hanna Published: 09:51 Sunday…

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Doddie Weir’s foundation backs motor neurone disease research with £400,000 – BT.com

A charity founded by former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has made its first investment into motor…

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Neale Daniher to step back from FightMND Foundation to focus on own motor neurone disease battle – Herald Sun

NEALE Daniher doesn’t kid himself. By the time scientists find a cure for motor neurone disease he won’t…

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Yorkshire health trust hears voice of people with motor neurone disease – Sheffield Telegraph

A Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire health trust has adopted the motor neurone disease (MND) Charter in support…

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Motor neurone disease: ‘If you were to design the cruellest of diseases, this would be it’ – The Northern Daily Leader

Australian doctors are trialling a new drug they hope will help slow the progress of motor neurone…

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Family publish books written by their son before his death from Motor Neurone Disease – ITV News

The family of a man who died from Motor Neurone disease (MND) have published the children’s books…

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Who is Noel Conway? Motor neurone disease sufferer who has taken his right to die fight to the Court of Appeal – The Sun

NOEL Conway is a terminally-ill man who suffers from motor neurone disease who has fought for the…

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Firefighter brings forward wedding day – as motor neurone disease leaves him facing life in a wheelchair – Stoke-on-Trent Live

Brave firefighter Gary Bowcock has brought his wedding day forward – after being struck down with a…

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Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease – BBC News

Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neurone disease and…

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Heart drugs: Statins could increase form of motor neurone disease risk – Express.co.uk

A study published in the journal Drug Safety examined side effects linked with individual statin brands reported…

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