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Motor Neurone Disease Global Awareness Day

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Motor Neurone Disease referred to as ALS of Lou Gehrig’s disease across the world affects over 5,000 people in the UK and every 1-2 per 100,000 of the globe’s population. MND Global Awareness Day is the one day on which every member of the International Alliance of ALS / MND Associations has in common to mark the global fight against MND. ...

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How Tetanus is Shedding Light on New Treatments for Motor Neurone Diseases

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Scientists are furthering their understanding of the as-yet incurable group of neurodegenerative disorders known as motor neurone diseases (MNDs) by observing how the tetanus neurotoxin virus infects the body’s nerve cells. They have hope that they will discover more effective ways of treating MND symptoms by studying the pathways tetanus uses as possible routes for delivering remedies to the nervous ...

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MND Association – General Election Campaign 2015

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The Motor Neurone Disiease Association is urging everyone to take action to help make sure people with MND don’t die without a voice. 80-95% of people living with MND will experience some loss of speech before they die. Too many people experience significant delays in getting the right communication equipment, leaving some people with MND to die without a voice. ...

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MNDA’s Ice Bucket Challenge is taking the world by storm!

MNDA’s Ice Bucket Challenge is taking the world by storm!

Where have you been if you don’t know what this is?! The Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Ice Bucket Challenge is a viral campaign where participants are challenged to throw a bucket of ice water over their heads before passing the challenge on to 3 other people who must accept the challenge within 24 hours. Those challenged can avoid doing this by donating to ...

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