Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

MS Research eZine

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Issue 2 and Research Strategy for 2015-2019 Issue 2 of our new eZine 'MS Research' is out now! In this issue... Interview with Dr Denise Fitzgerald from Queen’s University Belfast who is investigating reversing the effects of MS Report from ECTRIMS, the largest international M...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday December 21 2016 09:00 AM

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Depression and Anxiety

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December's self-management Depression and anxiety are common in people with MS. The ‘Societal Costs of MS’ study found that 38.5% of participants reported experiencing anxiety or depression or both. A lot of people who experience anxiety or depression also find that it is worse in wi...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 20 2016 09:53 AM

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LIVE Facebook Chat

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MS and Emotions On Thursday, 15th December Living Like You will host a Facebook live chat. The event will feature a Q & A session with two experts Rosemarie Wilson, a life coach and Yolanda Higueras, a neuropsychologist and moderator Aoife Kirwan The live discussion will be broadcasted at 6...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 09 2016 09:39 AM

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Memory and Thinking

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November's self-management series   Recent research suggests cognitive difficulties affect approximately 50-60% of people with multiple sclerosis. For example, many people with MS can find it harder to recall information, follow conversations or think things through. For most people with MS...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 23 2016 09:45 AM

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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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