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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Mrs Ruth Adorian, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease eight years ago, it was felt appropriate to become involved in the fund raising process as there are 5,000 people in the UK currently suffering from motor neurone disease.
Ted Parr with late | wife Mary (inset), who died of motor neurone disease aged 71 in 2001
Mother-of-three Mrs Mc-Donagh was at the hospital in Stockport, Cheshire, last summer while being treated for pneumonia, as her condition with motor neurone disease got progressively worse.
A South Wales family with a long history of motor neurone disease and Pick's disease helped the team locate the new gene.
The pounds 2,185 will ensure that we can continue to provide essential support for people with Motor Neurone Disease.
A DEDICATED former headmaster has lost his battle with motor neurone disease.
Jinky, who died of motor neurone disease in March, spent years campaigning for research.
We present the case of a woman who developed respiratory failure in the postoperative period secondary to previously unsuspected motor neurone disease.
Luke Rutter, 76, of Acklam, was honoured at a special ceremony, held at the town hall, in recognition of his outstanding service to the Cleveland Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
PEOPLE with motor neurone disease and their supporters have fundraised to combat the condition.
A Rangers select team will face an All Stars side in this special tribute to the former Rangers captain, who has Motor Neurone Disease.
Lyn Palliser hosted afternoon refreshments for dozens of supporters of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.