motor neurone disease

Hawking at Paralympics?


August 26th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is likely to be involved in the Opening Ceremony of Paralympic Games here Aug 29.It is unclear whether he will be ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says that women are ‘a complete mystery’


January 6th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Great news for you guys all. Not being able to understand your wife does not make you dumb. If you doubt that, check out what one of ... Read more...

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Delivering drugs directly to brain may help Alzheimer’s sufferers


March 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Oxford have developed a new way to deliver drugs directly to the brain, raising hopes that more effective treatments could be used to ... Read more...

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1 in 3 Brits believes cancer is down to fate


December 8th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 08 (ANI): A new UK research has found that more than a third believe cancer is down to fate and their is nothing they can do to avoid it.Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Queen joins the ‘3D revolution’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): When the Queen donned a pair of 3-D glasses to see footage of a scientific research project; it seemed just the latest step in the monarchy adapting to ... Read more...

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First step to developing a test for MND


November 5th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Scientists have identified a common signature of nerve damage in the brains of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) patients.The study was funded by the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, ... Read more...

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Chris Broad slams UK’s assisted suicide laws that forced wife to die alone


September 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.24 (ANI): Former England cricketer and now ICC match referee Chris Broad has criticized British laws over assisted suicide which meant his wife, who killed herself over her advancing Motor Neurone ... Read more...

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Chris Broad’s wife committed suicide after failing battle with nerve disease


September 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): Former England cricketer Chris Broad's wife, Michelle, had killed herself after battling with a crippling neurological disease, a coroner has ruled.Michelle had seen her health deteriorate after being diagnosed ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling donates $15mn to medical charity


September 1st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) The "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling donated $15 million to a multiple sclerosis charity which will be set up a clinic in the name of her mother who ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking’s take on how aliens might really look


July 9th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 9 (ANI): British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has revealed his idea on how aliens might really look in a new documentary series, 'Into The Universe'.Hawking, 68, who is paralysed due ... Read more...

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Britain to build Europe’s largest bio-research centre


June 19th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Britain plans to build Europe's largest medical research centre where thousand of scientists can work together on different projects. The 1.4-hectare complex worth 600 million pound will have ... Read more...

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Stem cell breakthrough could offer cure for motor neurone disease


May 24th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Scottish researchers have for the first time created brain cells bearing a deadly genetic mutation linked to motor neurone disease in an Edinburgh laboratory-a breakthrough that could lead ... Read more...

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Aliens exist, but don’t talk to them, says Stephen Hawking


April 25th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): According to Stephen Hawking, one of the world's leading scientists, aliens are out there - but instead of seeking them out, humanity should avoid any contact with them.Hawkin's ... Read more...

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Michael Green named as Stephen Hawking’s successor at Cambridge University


October 21st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): Cambridge University has named Professor Michael Green as the man who will succeed Professor Stephen Hawking in one of the world's most prestigious academic positions - the Lucasian ... Read more...

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‘Telepathic’ microchip can help paraplegics operate PCs, TV by thought


September 4th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 4 (ANI): A British scientist has developed a "telepathic" microchip that can enable paraplegics to operate PCs and television by thought alone.Jon Spratley, 28, who works for Cornwall-based specialist ... Read more...

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British scientist Stephen Hawking ‘very ill’ in hospital


April 20th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) British physicist Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned author of "A Brief History of Time", was admitted to hospital in the university city of Cambridge Monday where he was described ... Read more...

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Documentary on real assisted suicide airs on British TV tonight


December 10th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): A documentary showing a retired university professor being actually helped by a Swiss euthanasia group to end his own life will be telecast for the first time ... Read more...

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Newly discovered molecule could harbour motor neurone disease cure


November 18th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a molecule that could be the key to understanding the cause of neurodegenerative diseases such as motor neurone disease (MND).Lead researcher Professor Patricia Salinas, ... Read more...

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Patients urged not to rely on untested remedies advertised online


November 10th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): Health experts are urging people not to rely on untested remedies advertised on the Internet, insisting that they sell false hope. Backed by charity Sense About Science, the ... Read more...

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Common anti-depressant may harbour motor neurone disease cure


November 3rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Scientists from King''s College London have launched a major clinical trial to test whether common antidepressant drug lithium can effectively treat motor neurone disease.Till now, there is ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to retire as Cambridges Professor of Mathematics next year


October 24th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Stephen Hawking, renowned scientist, will retire as Cambridge Universitys Professor of Mathematics on October 1, 2009.According to a report in the Telegraph, Hawking will continue his work ... Read more...

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Eye-tracking interface allows gamers to slay with just a gaze


May 6th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
London, May 6 (ANI): Looks can surely kill, at least for gamers using this novel interface, which allows them to play the 3D game World of Warcraft and slay the monsters, ... Read more...

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