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  1. Tourette syndrome

    09 Oct 2019

    Milder forms of Tourette syndrome can be misdiagnosed, as it often occurs at the same time as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other disorders...

  2. Muscular dystrophy

    04 Oct 2019

    People affected by muscular dystrophy have different degrees of independence, mobility and carer needs...

  3. Central nervous system birth defects

    25 Sep 2019

    Folic acid taken before conception, and during at least the first four weeks of pregnancy, can prevent around seven out of 10 cases of neural tube defects...

  4. Huntington's disease

    25 Sep 2019

    The symptoms of Huntington's disease usually, but not always, first appear when the person is approaching middle age...

  5. Essential tremor

    24 Sep 2019

    Essential tremor causes involuntary shaking or trembling of particular parts of the body, usually the head and hands, but it is not Parkinson's disease...

  6. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

    19 Sep 2019

    A child with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 rarely lives beyond three years of age...

  7. Motor neurone disease (MND)

    18 Sep 2019

    Motor neurone disease (MND) is also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Lou Gehrig's disease. MND is a rapidly progressing, neurological disease. Motor neurones are nerve cells that control...

  8. Kennedy's disease

    06 Sep 2019

    Kennedy's disease is a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles, particularly the arms and legs...

  9. Rett syndrome

    15 Aug 2019

    People with Rett syndrome have a keen desire to communicate...

  10. Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

    15 Aug 2019

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is the most common inherited disorder affecting the peripheral nervous system...