Author Archives: Laura Yell - Motor Neurone Disease

Wristbands

Unfortunately we are completely sold out of wristbands until further notice. A massive thanks to everyone that has been buying them, we’ve raised a phenomenal amount of money for MND which hopefully will help towards a cure for the horrific … Continue reading

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New genetic discoveries tell us more about what causes MND – Part 2 — MND Research Blog

Two sets of MND genetic results were published yesterday. One of these results was about the importance of a new gene called NEK1. The second highlighted the role of gene C21orf2 in MND – we wrote an article about this … Continue reading

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Take a look at #TheRealALSChallenge Have a to, share it and spread the word #ALSIceBucketChallenge

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The Real ALS Challenge

I challenge you to watch it and take it – share it and educate those who are informed about the disease. With the global media focused on ALS, now is a better time than any to do your bit for … Continue reading

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Motor Neurone Disease Wristbands / MND Wristbands

We’ve had a number of requests for MND wristbands either directly from the blog or via the Facebook page.   I’m currently away for a prolonged period (returning circa July 2015) with limited access to email/blog/facebook – the best thing … Continue reading

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

http://hotair.com/archives/2014/08/20/finally-george-w-bush-take-the-als-ice-bucket-challenge/ The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has cause a 1000% spike in ALS donations.  And for your entertainment – here are the twenty best videos so far according to the telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/virals/11040688/Ice-bucket-challenge-20-of-the-best-videos-so-far.html To be clear ALS/MND is an awful, debilitating … Continue reading

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Helen Carter’s Story

    Helen Carter (33) and three friends, Lauren Morrison (24), Emily Morrison (22) and Rebecca Crossley (31) from Newcastle upon Tyne, have been working so hard since January to raise as much money as possible for The Motor Neurone Disease Association. … Continue reading

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