Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

MS Research Scholarship

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Please read on for a very exciting announcement from Dr Susan Coote, Physiotherapy Lecturer, Deaprtment of Clinical Therapies at the Univeristy of Limerick.  "I'm delighted to announce that we have funding for three postgraduate studentships starting in January 2015 with the team at UL...

Published by MS Ireland/Susan Coote on Monday December 15 2014 11:20 AM

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Progressive MS Webinar

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Catch up now Recently the MS International Federation (MSIF) hosted a webinar on progressive MS. You can watch it here. The Progressive MS Alliance is working together to connect resources and experts around the world and drive a global research enterprise that will develop the solutions to end...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 01 2014 11:55 AM

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Fampyra on Morning Ireland

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Earlier today RTÉ's Morning Ireland featured a segment on the impact of losing access to Fampyra on two people with MS. The feature included an interview with Meath native Violet Conway, who has been forced to stop taking Fampyra after her pharmacy quoted a price of €400 per month f...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 19 2014 10:19 AM

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Frontiers in Neurology

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Public Lecture on MS Title: Uncovering MS: The Science and Medicine of Multiple Sclerosis When: Thursday, 20th November 2014 Venue: Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin Time: 6-7pm *No booking necessary*  Guest Speaker: Professor Kingston Mills, Professor of Experimental Immun...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday November 10 2014 10:55 AM

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Making Sense of MS

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New resource from MS Trust Making Sense of MS is a new resource for people who have been recently diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis(MS). The postcard-sized booklet provides a brief introduction to MS and answers the questions most commonly asked after diagnosis. What is MS? About MS...

Published by MS Ireland/MS Trust on Friday November 07 2014 01:41 PM

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Hope...

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“Hope” is a word full of meaning. A heavy-weighing word too. People with MS cling onto hope because at the moment there is not much else we can do.  I’d like to think that I have my MS figured out pretty well. I know what I want and don’t want for myself. Is life not...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 06 2014 11:00 AM

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Could salt worsen MS?

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An article appeared in the Irish Independent yesterday which suggested that people with multiple sclerosis may see a worsening of symptoms if their intake of salt is high. The article says that according to the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, researchers assessed the blood and ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 20 2014 12:31 PM

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Sativex Update

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Sativex not cost-effective The National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE), which assesses the potential benefits and costs of new medicines, is once again in the spotlight following their ruling that Sativex is not cost-effective at the price quoted by its manufacturer, Almirall. This means th...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 09 2014 10:29 AM

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Anonymous MS Story

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Article appears on The Journal An interesting article has popped up on The Journal this morning, written annonymously by a woman with MS. We think it's an interesting read and like anything in life, your decision to make your condition public is yours and yours alone. As the author says outright...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 08 2014 01:06 PM

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Call for Budget 2015 fairness

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Government urged to think of families in crisis As a member of both the Disability Federation of Ireland and Care Alliance, we strongly support their joint call (with several other organisations) for funding for services to be restored before any new tax cuts are introduced in Budget 2015. The ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 24 2014 10:07 AM

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