Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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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World MS Day 2017

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How to get involved We will join with individuals and organisations across the world to mark World MS Day on Wednesday, 31st of May. This is one of the highlights of our year when we come together to celebrate and empower the 9,000 people living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. The them...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 05 2017 09:24 AM

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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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Daclizumab

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New treatment option available to help Irish Patients in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Daclizumab has a ‘double-action’ approach – offering a new once-monthly treatment option for people living with MS in Ireland. A new once-monthly treatment for relapsing multiple scl...

Published by Biogen on Monday April 03 2017 12:24 PM

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Ocrelizumab

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First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US. It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 03:09 PM

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Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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The MS Barometer

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The MS Barometer is a comparative MS survey of the national situation in up to 34 European countries. See how Ireland compares to other countries in a variety of areas including access to treatments, employment and empowerment of people with Multiple Sclerosis. Click on the image below to downlo...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 02 2017 11:45 AM

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