Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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 Hanley 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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HPRA Report

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MS Ireland’s response to release of report on cannabis for medicinal purposes On Friday, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) released a report recommending the prescribing of medicinal cannabis for patients with specific medical conditions, including spasticity associated with ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 13 2017 12:26 PM

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A Letter to Me

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This week Aoife Kirwan has gone back in time, to the day she was first diagnosed with MS; standing face to face with her newly diagnosed self, she shares with us what she would say to herself on that day. Recently I took a trip with some of my fellow bloggers to Lisbon. During a chat over coffee...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday February 02 2017 11:00 AM

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Health, Stress and MS

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This week Lucina Russell reflects on her recent good health and wonders if stress has affected her MS progression. I feel like a bit of a fraud writing for ‘MS & Me’ these days. Truth is, Dear Reader, that I have been in such good health, that I haven’t been spending much t...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday January 26 2017 11:00 AM

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'Future of Healthcare'

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Second Interim Report of Oireachtas Committee The Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare has just produced its second interim report, which includes a summary of the range of issues addressed by the 150 submissions received by the committee in response to their call for submissions. MS...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 24 2017 12:14 PM

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The World vs MS

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Voting now open for the winning idea MS Ireland partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vsMS, a new social-driven initiative that aimed to identify daily challenges of living with MS and develop solutions to them. Harriet Doig, MS Ireland’s Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, sa...

Published by MS Ireland/WorldvsMS on Wednesday January 18 2017 12:57 PM

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Launch of Kiss Goodbye to MS

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Irish actress Aoibhinn McGinnity, Sara-Jane Tracy and her brother James Tracy, Irish rugby player launch campaign MS Ireland is calling on supporters to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th 2017 and to help raise funds for MS research and essential services for more than 9,00...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2017 12:18 PM

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