motor neuron disease

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motor neuron disease:

see amyotrophic lateral sclerosisamyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(ALS) or motor neuron disease,
sometimes called Lou Gehrig's disease, degenerative disease that affects motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord, preventing them from sending impulses to the muscles.
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The cost of caring for a person with motor neurone disease in America can be about PS204,000 - not all of which is covered by insurance.
Their goal is simply to increase public awareness of what a horrible illness motor neurone disease is, and the urgent need for funds to help the search for a cure or to prevent the onset of MND.
The NEK1 gene could help scientists develop new treatments for patients with motor neurone disease - also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
I had never even heard of Motor Neurone Disease before," said Cath, whose partner Gareth helped her through the diagnosis.
Amanda Vigar, of Holmfirth, who is doing a triathlon in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association and One Good Turn
This killer disease doesn't get any government funding, so could we make every month Motor Neurone Disease Awareness Month.
The ex-explosives officer moved to the Llyn peninsula in 1954 and has been a volunteer and an avid fundraiser for the Gwynedd and Mon Motor Neurone Disease Association for more than 14 years.
The report provides an analysis of motor neurone disease partnering deals.
Half the film's profits go to the Motor Neurone Disease Association and the film's distributors are inviting the public to host their own screenings.
THE Birmingham and Solihull fundraising group of the Motor Neurone Disease Association is holding a sponsored walk in Cannon Hill Park on Sunday, July 8.
ON BEHALF of the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, I wish to thank Boylesports, the Racing Post and Leopardstown most sincerely for organising and supporting us at the recent pre-Cheltenham night at Leopardstown.
GRANDMOTHER Linda McDonagh was poisoned by a saboteur at Stepping Hill Hospital while battling motor neurone disease and pneumonia, her devastated family said yesterday.