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  • muscular
  • For example, multilevel intervertebral disc disease, muscular wasting in patients who have had polio in childhood etc may mimic MND and should be ruled out. (ndtv.com)
  • neurological
  • Kennedy's disease (also known as Spinal Bulbar Muscular Atrophy) is a rare disorder and the Clinic will offer the multi-disciplinary approach available for MND and also provide screening for a number of non-neurological conditions that may associate with Kennedy's Disease. (uclh.nhs.uk)
  • research
  • We are part of the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and our team is actively involved in cutting-edge neuroscience research. (uclh.nhs.uk)
  • survival
  • A medication called riluzole has been shown to improve patient survival in some cases but the treatment cannot stop disease progression. (news-medical.net)
  • Authors
  • Authors of a large case study, published in 2008, proposed that MMND be divided into two categories: spontaneously-arising MMND and Familial Madras Motor Neuron Disease (FMMND). (wikipedia.org)
  • The authors said that the consistent findings of gliosis shows that inflammation in central nervous system is a key factor in how the disease harms people. (wikipedia.org)
  • field
  • We also have dedicated physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, dietetics, and palliative care colleagues who are highly experienced in the field of Motor Neuron Diseases. (uclh.nhs.uk)
  • Register
  • This clinic is linked to the National Register for Kennedy's Disease and is aimed at providing a central referring point for all patients in the UK. (uclh.nhs.uk)
  • News
  • From Medscape Medical News October 28, 2009 (Baltimore, Maryland) - Investigators are reporting a case of motor neuron disease after immunization with the quadrivalent vaccine Gardasil. (sanevax.org)