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Physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He was suffering from motor neuron disease.
The motor neuron diseases (MNDs) are a group of progressive neurological disorders. Adults above 40 years and children are at more risks of motor neuron diseases.
A Morton's neuroma is a benign (noncancerous) swelling along a nerve in the foot that carries sensations from the toes.
Symptoms of Motor Neuron Diseases are Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Progressive bulbar palsy, Pseudobulbar palsy, etc.
There are no specific tests to diagnose Motor Neuron Diseases. Symptoms may vary among individuals and, in the early stages of the disease, may be similar to those of other diseases, making diagnosis difficult.
Symptomatic and supportive treatment of Motor Neuron Diseases can help people be more comfortable while maintaining their quality of life.
Prognosis varies depending on the type of Motor Neuron Diseases and the age of onset. Some MNDs, such as PLS, are not fatal and progress slowly.
Common types of Motor Neuron Diseases include amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which affects both upper and lower motor neurons.