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Is farming a risk factor for motor neurone disease?

Farming and incidence of motor neuron disease: French nationwide study

Kab S, Moisan F, Elbaz A

Eur J Neurol 2017 (Epub ahead of print).

Abstract… 246 more words

Eur J Neurol

Cover Star

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will have seen the amazing news coverage Mum has been receiving over the past few days.

Last Saturday, exactly four months after being diagnosed with MND, my sister and I walked into a corner shop to be confronted with a rather familiar face beaming at us from the cover of the Yorkshire Evening Post. 638 more words


A Difficult Journey

Recently at the North-West Support Group for MND (motor Neurone disease) I was deeply moved by the plight of several of our members. These people have lost so much and particularly the ability to speak clearly and some are unable to speak at all. 450 more words

Let's Transform Our World

What Were You Doing Last Easter?

Tomorrow, it will be four months since we received the diagnosis.

Four months. A third of a year. In a blink of an eye, it has passed us by. 689 more words


Some Good News!

I visit my mum every two weeks, which is hard for a number of reasons. I miss her when I’m in London, and I feel guilty for not being able to do more for my family (trust me, there’s a whole other blog post about that – coming soon). 429 more words


What A Week!

What a couple of weeks, I should say. I’m sorry for my prolonged silence. There’s been a lot happening, and most of it hasn’t been fantastic. 818 more words


E.L.F Challenges MND

My name is Emma Fitzgerald, I am 38 years old I currently live with my mum. Prior to being diagnosed last year with Motor Neurone Disease I was an Intensive Care Consultant at Portsmouth Queen Alexandra Hospital. 559 more words