Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

It’s Our Birthday… And We Thank You

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On the third anniversary of the MS & Me Blog, we’d like to say ‘thank you’ for what you have given back to us. The Irish love to talk. Down here in Kerry, in fact, I sometimes think to myself, ‘why would a Kerryman use one word when three will suffice?’ But whe...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday November 18 2016 09:35 AM

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Cannabinoid-based Gum

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Testing stages of Cannabinoid-based gum to treat spasticity in MS - follow online Axim Biotechnologies, a cannabinoid-based product developer, has released a product pipeline chart highlighting development timelines for its cannabinoid-based therapeutics, including those for people with MS....

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday November 15 2016 05:01 PM

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A Little Consideration

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This week Declan Groeger considers ‘consideration’ and how even seemingly small actions, or inactions, can have a profound effect on his daily experience.  Inconsiderate, thoughtless and selfish people annoy me. Yes, they really annoy me! I’m not talking about people who f...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 10 2016 11:00 AM

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Better Together Campaign

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Vote for our video entry  From now until the 7th December and we are inviting the public to vote for our 'Better Together' video entry. We really need your help on this as only the top 10 most-voted-for videos in each category will be shortlisted for the final round. The winners will be ann...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday November 10 2016 10:13 AM

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How Do We Find the Lightness of Life on Dark Winter Days?

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As we rush headlong into winter, today Emma reminds herself to look for ways to get though the season and maybe even make the darker days, if not brighter at least more manageable. This dry spell we've had has transformed the green trees into a blaze of reds, oranges & unexpected brightened....

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday November 04 2016 09:40 AM

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Managing Your Medications

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October's self-management series   Taking medications as prescribed is a very important part of managing MS. Some studies, such as this one from NCBI indicate alarmingly low levels of adherence to disease modifying therapies (DMTs).  This article by the National MS Society in the...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 24 2016 12:40 PM

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UPDATE: Public Lecture

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MS Research Explored Please join us on Thursday, 17th November 2016 for a research information event in Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building (TBSI), Pearse Street, Dublin 2 @ 6.00pm. Speakers Dr. Nonnie McNicholas, MS Research Fellow, St Vincent’s University Hospital: Cognitive Impa...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 24 2016 11:08 AM

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But You Don’t Look Sick

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte looks at her biggest MS pet peeve! We have all been there, not just people with MS, but anyone with an invisible illness. “But you don’t look sick!” Perhaps THE pet peeve of everyone falling in that category! First appearances always count, an...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday October 20 2016 11:00 AM

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Highlights from Conference 2016

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This week Aoife, Niamh and Trevis recap on MS Ireland's Living Well with MS Conference. On Saturday, 24th September we attended MS Ireland's Conference in Cork, which focused on Living Well with MS. The MS and Me Blog team were invited to come along and live-tweet the event (which was also strea...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday October 13 2016 11:15 AM

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£2 Million Research Funding

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11 new research projects The UK MS Society have announced £2 million in funding for 11 new research projects.  From investigating if a stroke drug could repair damage caused in MS to testing the benefits of specialist rehab, these projects cover a wide range of topics. Managing MS sy...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 13 2016 10:30 AM

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