Giving a voice to people with motor neurone disease

October 10, 2017 admin 0

Derek Nicholson has been living with motor neurone disease for five years. Fortunately, the progress of his condition has been reasonably slow, though he is […]

Doddie Weir launches trust to help others with MND fight

August 27, 2017 admin 0

Former Scotland international Doddie Weir (centre) is pictured with Scott Hastings (left) and Gary Armstrong as he launches the trust. The 47-year-old announced his diagnosis […]

Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson’s disease

August 11, 2017 admin 0

“A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could help those living with Parkinson’s disease,” The Guardian reports. A small study suggests a drug called exenatide […]

MND Lucy: ‘I hope I don’t lose my weird-ass laugh’

July 30, 2017 admin 0

Lucy had her picture taken by famous portrait photographer Rankin There are plenty of things that make having Motor Neurone Disease (MND) “crappy” but losing […]

‘I’m fighting to help my husband die’

July 24, 2017 admin 0

Carol Conway turns away from her husband, Noel, with tears in her eyes. “It’s hard,” says the 57-year-old, her voice breaking. “I’m going to be […]


July 1, 2017 admin 0

An English man with terminal motor neurone disease (MCD) is challenging his country’s blanket ban on assisted dying. Noel Conway, a 67-year-old retired lecturer, has […]