Motor neurone disease

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Rob Burrow to be first non-verbal person to read CBeebies bedtime story
Former rugby league player, who has motor neurone disease, will use eye-controlled computer

Emily Dugan

01, Dec, 2022 @11:22 AM

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Doddie Weir obituary
Scotland and Lions rugby player who became a campaigner after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease

Ian Malin

28, Nov, 2022 @5:21 PM

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‘Force of nature’: ex-rugby player Doddie Weir leaves lasting legacy, say admirers
Scotland and British and Irish Lions legend died over the weekend from motor neurone disease

Mark Brown

27, Nov, 2022 @4:20 PM

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Tell Me Good Things by James Runcie review – love, loss and lessons learned
The novelist and playwright’s memoir is the heartbreaking story of losing his wife, Marilyn Imrie, to MND, but also a wonderful account of their time together

Kathryn Hughes

26, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘A run for a mate’: Kevin Sinfield’s seven ultramarathons in seven days
Rugby league great honours former teammate Rob Burrow on day two of his challenge in aid of MND charities

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

14, Nov, 2022 @7:43 PM

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Rugby urged to cut matches as study finds players’ risk of MND is 15 times higher
The study also found increased risks of dementia and Parkinson’s disease as consultant said contact training during the week ‘should be a thing of the past’

Sean Ingle

04, Oct, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Experimental drug shows signs of slowing motor neurone disease
Biogen drug Tofersen showed promising results when taken for six months beyond previous trial

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Eureka science prizes: Justin Yerbury wins research honour for work on motor neurone disease
Biosecurity expert, recycling pioneer and nanomaterials engineer among other Australian scientists recognised with awards

Donna Lu

31, Aug, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Doddie Weir: ‘The government has not given motor neurone disease the money it promised’
The former Scotland lock urges doctors to raise the intensity of research into MND, even as his own life becomes more challenging for he and his wife, Kathy

Donald McRae

21, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Emotional moment’: locked-in patient communicates with family via implant
New technology allows patients to communicate but at slow pace

Linda Geddes

22, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Not Going Quietly review – healthcare activist Ady Barkan takes ALS to congress
Documentary follows Barkan, who has motor neurone disease, as he campaigns for better public healthcare in the US

Leslie Felperin

20, Mar, 2022 @11:17 AM

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Since I was diagnosed with motor neurone disease I have been fighting for healthcare for all. I hope you will join me | Ady Barkan
Six years ago I was handed a death sentence and exposed to the cruelty of the profit-driven US healthcare system – but I hope my story can bring new people into the movement for change

Ady Barkan

03, Mar, 2022 @11:44 AM

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