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Motor Neurone Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Motor Neurone Disease
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a relatively rare disorder that affects the nerves in the brain and spinal cord that control muscles (motor neurones). These nerves degenerate causing weakness and wasting of muscles. It is most common among people aged 50 to 70 and is slightly more common in men than women.

There is no known cure. Depending on the part of the body first affected, the survival time varies from two to ten years with some people surviving for more than 20 years.

More info: NHS Direct

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