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‘Exercise may be trigger for motor neurone disease as several athletes affected’

Motor neurone disease has dogged my medical career. As a student taking medical finals, one of the patients I was tested on had a particular form of MND, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and I’ve never forgotten it. Then, in middle age, a friend told me he had MND and I watched him, over a ­couple of… Read More »

Sneak In Some Exercise

There’s a reason “Covid curves” and “the Quarantine 15” are now commonplace terms. While researchers are beginning to look at the connection between the pandemic and weight gain, it’s apparent that we’re moving less during this topsy-turvy period: A preliminary study published in May and led by Iowa State University and Trinity College Dublin reported… Read More »