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Paralysed patients control computer cursor by imagining wiggling their fingers
Irish Independent

Paralysed patients control computer cursor by imagining wiggli...

Two paralysed patients with motor neurone disease (MND) have controlled a cursor on a computer screen by imagining themselves wiggling their fingers. One was also able to "type" words using the cursor at a rate of six a minute. Each had an ... Irish Independent, 1 week ago

New Assistive On-screen Keyboard Helps Communicate Patients With Motor Neuron Diseases

OptiKey is an assistive on-screen keyboard which runs on Windows. Launched last week as a free, open-source service, OptiKey pairs with third party eye-tracking devices to help those with severe motor or speech limitations to communicate more ...
 MedIndia1 week ago
Irish Times

Simon Fitzmaurice film premieres at Toronto festival

Canada trip is first out of Ireland for director, who has Motor Neuron Disease, since 2008 Images Video The film-maker Simon Fitzmaurice has motor neuron disease. Now able to move only his eyes, he has written a powerful memoir for his five children ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago Inspirational film director with Motor Neuron Disease premieres feature film which he typed and directed with his eyes  Irish Independent2 weeks ago
Scientific American

Size Matters When It Comes to Cells' Vulnerability to Parkinson's

Neurons involved in Parkinson's disease are especially susceptible to burnout because of their complex branching By Diana Kwon | August 27, 2015 | Each year doctors diagnose approximately 60,000 Americans with Parkinson's disease, an ...
 Scientific American1 month ago Medical News Today: Parkinson's disease may be result of 'brain cell burnout'  Medical News Today1 month ago Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's  BBC1 month ago Parkinson's Disease Brain Cells at Risk of Burnout, Like an Overheating Motor  ALNMag.com1 month ago
Asian Scientist

Coordinating Traffic Down The Neuronal Highway

Scientists have established a zebrafish model of the rare motor neuron disease Cayman ataxia, paving the way for research on diseases caused by acetylcholine dysregulation. Asian Scientist Newsroom | September 21, 2015 | In the Lab ...
 Asian Scientist2 weeks ago Walk to find a cure  The Press NZ2 weeks ago Sporting elite walk for motor neurone disease weeks ago Motor neurone disease sufferer Nathan McNabb lays down a lip-sync challenge  Dominion Post3 weeks ago
New Zealand Herald

Doctor diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease knew she'd be 'locked in her own body'

As a doctor the implications of being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) did not escape her - Dr Claire Reilly knew she'd eventually be "locked in her own body", unable to move, speak, swallow and even breathe on her own. Her first signs ...
 New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago Doctor 'locked in her own body'  New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago
Business Insider

15 Stephen Hawking quotes that reveal how a genius thinks

lwpkommunikacio/flickr Stephen Hawking. Stephen Hawking was 21 years old when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease, a rare form of ALS. Doctorstold him hewould only live for a few years. More than 50 years later, he's now 73 and one of ...
 Business Insider3 weeks ago

Dormant Viruses Could Be Linked To Motor Neuron Disease, Study Says

A new study found that the reactivation of dormant viruses in human chromosomes could be the cause of motor neuron disease. By Tyler MacDonald | Oct 01, 2015 01:12 PM EDT The activation of human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) could lead to ...
 Hngn.com4 days ago End of life guide for people with motor neurone disease wins prestigious award  EHospice2 weeks ago Diaphragm Pacing Does Not Benefit People With Motor Neurone Disease  MedIndia2 months ago Diaphragm pacing does not benefit Motor Neurone Disease patients  Business Standard2 months ago

'This disease has given me so much' - MND sufferer

Johannesburg - After being diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease, Gerda Beukes has stared death in the eyes and suffered through alcoholism and depression, to emerge a happier, peaceful person. If someone had to tell me nine years ago 'you'll be ...
 News241 month ago
Irish Mirror

Mum dies from Motor Neurone Disease aged 35 - moments after husband gave her goodbye kiss

By Elly West, 35, was diagnosed with the muscle-wasting disease last Christmas but her condition had rapidly deteriorated before her death on Saturday Get daily news by email SWNS Elly West (left) who has passed away aged just 35, ...
 Irish Mirror3 weeks ago Paul Coulston dies of Motor Neurone Disease while mother battles terminal cancer  Capital Bay1 month ago Dad diagnosed with incurable wasting disease dies after wife told she had terminal cancer  Irish Mirror1 month ago
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