Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Fatigue

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August's self-management series   Fatigue can be one of the most prevalent and problematic of all MS symptoms. Studies suggest as many as 80% of people with MS will experience fatigue. Fatigue can also be the symptom that is most associated with causing people to reduce working hours o...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday August 11 2016 09:13 AM

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Brain Health

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New MS brain health resource The organisation MS Brain Health have produced a new guide on brain health and MS. This short guide is a resource to help people with MS understand how they can keep their brains as healthy as possible and request the highest possible standard of care from healthcare...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday August 02 2016 08:39 AM

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New Drug Pricing Deal

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On 20th July, the Government announced details of a new agreement with the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) on the supply of medicines that will reduce the costs paid by the HSE. It is estimated that the new agreement will save €600 million in total over four years. Ministe...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday July 29 2016 04:30 PM

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The World vs.MS

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Turning challenges into change So the challenges are in… and it really is The World vs.MS. The socially-driven initiative, which we are so excited to be a part of, aims to drive meaningful change in the lives of people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and those who support them. And af...

Published by MS Ireland/Sanofi Genzyme on Monday June 20 2016 08:35 AM

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Disclosing My MS

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This week Aoife shares her decision to disclose her MS journey to family, friends and the wider community. In times like these, sharing seems to be the 'in' thing. With the popularity of social media it is hard to escape sharing (and often over sharing). Sometimes it's a picture of someone's per...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday June 16 2016 11:00 AM

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Launch of Employment Resources

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Set of practical employment resources for people with MS in Ireland and their employers  On 2nd June, MS Ireland, supported by Novartis, launched a set of practical employment resources to support people with MS and their employers. Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, Minister of Jobs, Enterpr...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday June 02 2016 07:00 PM

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MS Doesn’t Stop Me

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To say that 'MS doesn't stop me', I'm lying, or at the very least, exaggerating. To be more accurate, I can say, unequivocally, that I do my very, very best to not let it get in the way. Lucina When the 'MS & Me' blogging team were picking topics to write about earlier this year, I was very ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday May 26 2016 11:04 AM

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St Vincent's University Hospital

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Opportunities in Specialist Neurology Nursing Closed for applications on Sunday, 15th May St. Vincent’s University Hospital (a member of the St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group, incorporating St. Vincent’s University Hospital, St. Vincent’s Private Hospital and St. Michael&rs...

Published by St. Vincent’s University Hospital on Monday April 25 2016 09:55 AM

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Curiosity and Innovation: The Value of Research

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This week Emma Rogan takes a look at research, how things have changed in the Multiple Sclerosis Community, what the successes have been and what areas remain relatively unexamined.    Axons, oligodendrocytes, myelin, neurons, DMTs, cognitive reserve, brain atrophy, Quality of Life, ne...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday March 31 2016 09:30 AM

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MS and Irish History

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This week Declan Groeger juxtaposes two very different topics, MS and Irish history, to give a unique perspective. It is who walks alongside us that can transform loss to victory.  People with Multiple Sclerosis are in a class all of our own. We live with something inside us, in our cells t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Wednesday March 16 2016 11:00 AM

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