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Caroline's Story

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Hello, my name is Caroline Brennan and I was diagnosed with MS in May 2014. I experienced prolonged symptoms both before and after my diagnosis and got no relief from disease modifying drugs- just a selection of side-effects. As crazy as this may sound, I now count my diagnosis as one of the gre...

Published by Caroline Brennan on Wednesday June 21 2017 12:12 PM

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University of Sydney

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Research participants needed You are invited to participate in a study that will evaluate the validity of a speech pathology specific questionnaire for persons with Multiple Sclerosis (pMS). In this study, you are invited to complete an online survey. The questions in the survey will include a r...

Published by University of Sydney on Monday June 19 2017 11:06 AM

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MS and Hope

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This week in a blog about MS and Hope, Emma Rogan explores her understanding of the word ‘hope’ when it comes to living with MS.  “I hope so”. “Hopefully.” “I hope you’re feeling better soon”. I don’t like the word ‘hope&rsqu...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday June 15 2017 11:00 AM

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My MS Fears

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This week Niamh McCarron lets us in on challenges she confronts, the bridges she has crossed and the fears that sometimes haunt all our nights.  “We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it”. That's my normal approach to dealing with uncertainty and fear. The truth is, I wi...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday June 08 2017 05:51 PM

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Launch of Quality of Life Report

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Quality of life for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) reported as being one third lower than the general population[i] To mark World MS Day on 31st May, 2017, MS Ireland and Novartis have released research on the quality of life of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Ireland. The res...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday May 31 2017 12:10 PM

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Exercise and MS

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This week Declan Groeger is not a ‘Muscle Mary‘ but believes exercise has helped him maintain a positive attitude and helped to preserve his mental health. I am passionate about exercise now but that wasn’t always the case. I am a convert and an advocate for the cause. I am not...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday May 18 2017 10:45 AM

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The Hurry-Up Life!

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This week Aoife Kirwan articulates her many MS related fears and why she thinks MS is a bit like Ramsey Bolton! When I first thought about a blog dedicated to fears, I was a bit reluctant to start it. I do have many MS related fears but I don’t often give myself time to really think a...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday May 11 2017 12:01 PM

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Research Request from NUI Galway

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Call for participants for research on the psychological impact of living with MS  The School of Psychology at National University of Ireland, Galway, is currently seeking to recruit people diagnosed with MS to take part in a study which examines the impact of MS on quality of life. MS is ch...

Published by NUI Galway on Tuesday May 02 2017 10:29 AM

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Participants Required for Research

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Exploring Parents' Experiences of a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis in their young adult sons/daughters Aim of Study Volunteers are needed to take part in a study that aims to explore the lived experiences of parents presented with an MS diagnosis of their young adult sons/daughters. Who can part...

Published by National University of Ireland Galway/MS Ireland on Wednesday April 19 2017 01:20 PM

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Clinics, Friendship and What Ifs?

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'This weeks blog is from Lucinda Russell. She takes us on a journey of clinics, friendship and what ifs? Read on for a fresh take on the day.' In the early days of my diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis in 2011, everything about my neurology  appointments in Beaumont Hospital caused me a...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday April 13 2017 10:45 AM

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