Human Interest Stories

News stories published on the Internet of people living with MND

Bolton man with motor neurone disease ‘banks’ his voice

7th March 2011. BBC News (United Kingdom)

Despite deadly disease, father finds love

5th March 2011. Victoria Advocate (United States)

Cruel twist for coast family

13th February 2011. Sunshine Coast Daily (Australia)


Constable care boss battles the motor neurone disease odds

25th December 2010. Perth Now (Australia)

Profile: Chris Evans

10th November 2010. The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Father takes Motor Neurone Disease challenges head-on

8th November 2010. Southern Highland News (Australia)

Plymouth man tells of his year since being diagnosed with fatal disease

29th October 2010. This is Plymouth (United Kingdom)

Dad died on his own terms with his family around him

3rd October 2010. The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)

Time left used to help others

3rd October 2010. NZ Herald News (New Zealand)

Audio slideshow: Living with motor neurone disease

26th August 2010. BBC Health (United Kingdom)

‘I think of living all the time, not dying’

17th August 2010. Irish Times (Ireland)

My true love wasted away before me after contracting Motor Neurone Disease

2nd August 2010. Scottish Daily Record 

Brave Martin tells how he is battling motor neurone disease for his wife and son

25th July 2010. Scottish Daily Record

The incurable optimist: Artist Patrick Joyce to paint 100 portraits as he battles motor neurone disease

4th July 2010. Mail Online (United Kingdom)

David Yates: Maintaining sense of humour while battling disease

28th June 2010. New Zealand Herald

I don’t want to live with Motor Neurone Disease to the bitter end…

27th February 2010. Mail Online (United Kingdom)

‘Night’ By Tony Judt

January 2010. The New York review of books (United States)

‘A bunch of dead muscles, thinking’

9th January 2010. The Guardian (United Kingdom)


As disease cripples father, family provides support, hope

13th October 2009. Victoria Advocate (United States)

Motor neurone disease; ‘We just had to watch her fade away’

8th September. The Independent (United Kingdom)

Making the most of life; Batavia man struggles and lives with Lou Gehrig’s Disease

26th August 2009. Batavia Republican (United States)

David Yates; A disease that takes everything from you

26th June 2009. The NZ Herald (New Zealand)

David Hart; ‘Despite it all, I feel lucky to be alive’

15th June 2009. Telegraph (United Kindom)

Anyone’s Life Story – 2009 Series

1st May 2009. MDA’s ALS Division (United States)

It was like my life had stopped

28th April 2009. Irish Times (Ireland)

My friend’s five-year battle with motor neurone disease inspired me to walk through fire

18th April 2009. Mail Online (United Kingdom)

Living with motor neurone disease

14th April 2009. Luton Today (United Kingdom)

He worries not for himself, but for his family

10th April 2009. Asia One (Singapore)

The teacher who put her pupils before her health

6th April 2009. Daily Mail (United Kingdom)

Couple refuse to let motor neurone disease destroy their love

5th March 2009. The Daily Record (United Kingdom)

Nothing false about hope of man who beat the odds

15th February 2009. Independent (Ireland)


He thought he’d avoided the disease that killed his father. But then Neil’s joy at his son’s birth turned to painful anguish

29th December 2008. Mail Online (United Kingdom)

The greatest gift of all

23rd December 2008. Herald Sun (Australia)

Blackwood man’s motor neurone battle

24th November 2008. South Wales Argus (United Kingdom)

Baby brother’s gift to Michael

16th November 2008. Wales Online (United Kingdom)

No time to waste

11th October 2008. Otago Daily Times (New Zealand)

Bonitan battles disease, hopes to be part of cure

28th September 2008. Naples Daily News (United States)

Tragedy as 17-year-old girl is found dead

11th September 2008. Hamilton Advertiser (United Kingdom)

I am sad for the kids

31st August 2008. Herald Sun (Australia)

Dying man travels the world

27th May 2008. Stuff (New Zealand)

Anyone’s Life Story – 2008 Series

1st May 2008. MDA’s ALS Division (United States)

Terrifying effects of disease

4th March 2008. Midhurst & Petworth Observer (United Kingdom)

Master of his universe

2nd March 2008. The Observer (United Kingdom)

Stem cell man improving

7th February 2008. Wales Online (United Kingdom)

Got a Minute … with Tom Swift

3rd February 2008. BlueRidgeNow (United States)

Controversial stem cell treatment draws Australians to Indian clinic

2nd February 2008. The Age (Australia)

” target=”_blank”>Every day I battle…but I’ll win the fight

1st January 2008. Daily Express (United Kingdom)


Family thrilled by son’s response to cell therapy

27th December 2007. Wales Online (United Kingdom)

Anyone’s Life Story – 2007 Series

1st May 2007. MDA’s ALS Divison (United States)

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