Category Archives: Motor neurone disease (MND)

First Minister’s Announcement on MND Nurses

MND Scotland is delighted to hear that First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has committed to doubling the number of MND nurses in Scotland and ensuring that they are paid for by the NHS. Doubling the number of nurses will make … Continue reading

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MSPs Back Statutory Right to Communications Equipment

MND Scotland was delighted by yesterday’s confirmation in Parliament that MSPs will back the Scottish Government’s introduction of a statutory right to communications equipment. MND Scotland has been campaigning for this change through our ‘Let me Speak’ campaign, which was … Continue reading

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7 Surprising Ways Your Chronic Disease Benefits You

When diagnosed with a chronic disease your life isn’t like that of the healthy people in your life. Your body doesn’t always cooperate — no matter how much healthy food, loving intentions and self-care you give it. Life seems to … Continue reading

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Britain’s Health Research and Development Dilemma

We are known as the most generous nation in the world, but have you ever wondered why?   There are over 160,000 charities in the UK, also the largest concentration in the world. I believe that the generosity of the British … Continue reading

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Researchers identify the TBK1 gene as a cause of inherited MND

Research published in Nature Neuroscience on 24 March 2015 by Dr Jochen Weishaupt (Ulm University) and colleagues identifies mutations in the TBK1 gene as a cause of both inherited MND and frontotemporal dementia in Germany and Sweden. The majority of … Continue reading

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MND Funded Research

The MND Association funds a number of healthcare research projects that aim to increase quality of life. These projects aim to increase the quality of life of people living with MND. A selection of our most recent healthcare projects are … Continue reading

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