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I spy with my little eye!

A slight issue with this week’s post, everyone.  With all the worry about fake news in the press, my post has only gone and been leaked early! 920 more words



Well, it’s been the first few days back to work for a lot of people. You all absolutely needed my blog to chill and relax on Friday. 1,236 more words


Is motor neurone disease in HIV a treatable disorder?

 HIV-associated motor neuron disease. HERV-K activation and response to antiretroviral therapy

Bowen LN, Tyagi R, Li W, et al.

Neurology 2016; 87:1756-1762.



To determine whether there is activation of human endogenous retrovirus K (HERV-K) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in HIV infection and whether it might respond to treatment with antiretroviral drugs. 194 more words


What determines the poor prognosis of C9orf72 MND?

 C9orf72 expansion differentially affects males with spinal onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Rooney J, Fogh I, Westeneng HJ, et al.

JNNP 2016; pii: jnnp-2016-314093 (Epub ahead of print). 277 more words


It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life......

Dah, dah dah, Dah, dah dah

What a great song, from the amazing Shirley Bragg!

Yes 2017, and we start all over again, the clock is reset to zero. 979 more words


Goodbye 2016 and hello new world 

My greatest 2016 highlight was the birth of my daughter, my sweet, super cute and curious Annabelle Carole. But 2016 also saw the death of more than a few famous icons, Donald Trump getting elected and Britain voting out of the EU, unfortunately none of these were my worse moment of 2016, that came back in February, February 12th to be exact. 112 more words

How often does depression precede the onset of MND?

Depression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

 Roos E, Mariosa D, Ingre C, et al.

Neurology 2016; 86:2271-2277.



To examine the relative risk of depression among patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), both in terms of depression diagnosis and use of antidepressant drugs, before and after diagnosis. 230 more words