Maureen Raine, 63, has been touched by MND
twice in her life - first losing her sister Mena Austin to the disease, then her friend Pauline Eason.
Being told you have MND
puts everything into perspective.
After growing on-screen evidence that something was wrong, viewers shared Patrick's shocking diagnosis of MND
The scariest thing though was when I googled MND
and saw how quickly it progresses, I just felt sick.
He told them: "I want you to be the generation that administers the world's first ever cure for MND
But now it is up to the UK parties to commit to double MND
research funding so we can find a cure to this horrific disease.
is a fatal, rapidly progressive disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.
It's hoped that showing the real-life horror of living with the illness will make more people aware of MND
, and help raise funds for research to find a cure.
If you believe that those with MND
and those who care for them deserve the best of help why not join us?
Kristine Knox, chief executive at the MND
Association added: "The money raised will be used to help fund vital equipment for people living with MND
across the Midlands.
ADPnews) - Aug 5, 2010 - KKCG SE, the parent company of Czech financial and investment group KKCG, has raised its stake in local crude oil and natural gas group MND
to 100% through its subsidiary KKCG Oil & Gas BV.
is a disease that affects the muscles that we use to move (known as voluntary muscles).