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Access to Treatments

People with MS refused treatments... MS Ireland Is Beginning A Campaign To Lobby for Better Access To Treatments  Disease modifying therapies are an important part of managing MS for many people. Avonex, Betaferon, Copaxone and Rebif are all first line therapies licensed and widely ava...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday March 23 2012 03:11 PM

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'Exercise' DVD

Maximise your mobility and movement...     Mobility Matters in MS has produced an exercise DVD. The DVD will show you how to perform 7 gentle exercises using a resistance band, which can help to maximise your mobility and movement. Order your free copy from the Mobility...

Published by Mobility Matters in MS on Tuesday March 13 2012 04:32 PM

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MS Empowerment Survey

  MS Ireland is assisting Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland, to conduct a survey of patients with Multiple Sclerosis. Dear Reader, The aim of this survey is to better understand how people cope with their MS in terms of communicating with others, managing their therapy, sharing of experi...

Published by Ireland/Allmarket Research Ltd on Tuesday March 13 2012 04:26 PM

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Minister Joan Burton Visits the MS Care Centre

Community Employment participants receive awards       The Minister of Social Protection, Joan Burton visited the MS Care Centre today to learn more about the Community Employment Scheme and award participants with their FETAC Level 5 Awards. On hand to congratulate the gradu...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday March 09 2012 04:37 PM

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A New Home!

North West Regional Office has moved... L-R: Martin Cassidy Donegal Branch, John Gallagher Donegal Branch, Muriel Perry Treasurer Donegal Branch, Catherine Peoples RC, Paul Dawson PwMS, Charlie Mc Laughlin CW, Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill, Gerry McMonagle Letterkenny Lord Mayor, Geral...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday March 06 2012 04:42 PM

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Spokesperson Questionnaire

We are looking for people with MS to help us... Multiple Sclerosis Ireland wants to create more awareness of MS in Ireland. We want the public to know more about living with MS and the services of MS Ireland.  All across Ireland we are looking for people who are willing to speak to t...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 02 2012 09:49 AM

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Personal Assistants Policy

The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. Many people with MS use personal assistants to help with aspects of daily life. The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. ...

Published by MS Ireland/DFI on Wednesday February 01 2012 09:53 AM

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Our Patron

MS Ireland is delighted to announce that Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, has accepted our invitation to become our patron. The President will be the sole patron of MS Ireland, succeeding Mary McAleese as the previous patron of the Society.   Michael D. Higgins, President of I...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2012 10:01 AM

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Rare Gene links Vitamin D and MS

Researchers say a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to MS.   News article from BBC News Health A rare genetic variant which causes reduced levels of vitamin D appears to be directly linked to multiple sclerosis, says an Oxford University study. ...

Published by BBC News on Tuesday December 13 2011 10:08 AM

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New Research

MS Ireland to fund new myelin research Researchers from NUI Galway are to investigate the processes behind the creation and loss of myelin in the brain MS Ireland is set to fund a new three-year research project. Dr Una FitzGerald and her team in National University of Ireland (NUI) Ga...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday November 18 2011 11:43 AM

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