The ice-bucket challenge - what's that about?

28/08/14 . News

The ice-bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research has been all over the media. If you’ve been following, you may well have wondered what exactly ALS is?

We’ve a quick briefing on ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and MND (motor neurone disease) to help you:

Bill Gates takes the ice bucket challenge (Credit: Waseem Ashraf)