"When you're told you've got MND
, you go home and you go and Google on the computer of how to try and rectify your issue on how to stay alive.
The Rock for MND
Scotland concert will be in the Grant Hall on September 14.
Still in the experimental phase, the system has an accuracy rate of 85 percent for individuals with serious MND
, Liu said.
Motor neurone disease (MND
), also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), is a devastating condition which causes progressive paralysis, increasing physical disability and ultimately death within an average of two to three years.
affects people of all social class and tends to be more common for people in their 60s as well as being more common in males.
"The support I have received from the MND
Association and the North Midlands MND
Care and Research Network has been outstanding.
There are more than 450 people in Scotland currently living with MND
and, on average, almost 200 people are diagnosed each year.
The former lock is now a regular face on Tyneside and hosts fundraisers for MND
They tested for different things, even multiple sclerosis, and said it had to be MND
because they'd eliminated everything else.
"He has also inspired me to take my studies further in the future to become an MND
nurse myself one day."
"We are also talking to MND
Association in England and will have further announcements in the next few weeks about how we hope to support fellow sufferers."
is an incurable, progressive disease that attacks the nerves controlling movement so muscles no longer work.