Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

The Choice to Not Take an MS Drug

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In the second of our year-long series of debate blogs, Trevis talks about NOT taking an MS disease modifying therapy'. Firstly, let me state unequivocally that I believe that multiple sclerosis disease modifying therapies (DMT) work. They work for different people to differing levels of success ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday March 10 2016 11:15 AM

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World MS Day 2016

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Save the Date!  MS Ireland will join with other societies around the world to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) and mobilise the public around issues affecting people with MS and their families. The theme will be ‘Independence’. This includes employment, but ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday March 09 2016 12:26 PM

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Medication and MS

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In this week’s MS & Me blog, Niamh takes a look at why she decided to go on medication to manage her MS.  In reality, it wasn’t a deeply-considered decision that I made. The option to not take any medication wasn’t really presented to me. I was under the impression fro...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday March 03 2016 11:08 AM

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Dean Medal Award

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In 2016, a second award was made to Dr Nonnie McNicholas from St Vincent’s Hospital who is planning to travel to the 'Karolinska Instituet' in Sweden to further her research into to the measurement of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers indicative of disease progression in people ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday February 26 2016 10:25 AM

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Rosanna Davison Launches Kiss Goodbye to MS Campaign

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Rosanna asks MS Ireland supporters to pucker up and ‘Kiss Goodbye to MS’ Best-selling author Rosanna Davison announced today Thursday, 4th February details for MS Ireland’s new fundraising campaign, Kiss Goodbye to MS. Rosanna is joined by Aoife Kirwan, who lives with MS, as t...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 04 2016 10:00 AM

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The Bad Days

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Following up on Emma’s post last week about the good days, I would like to invite you to what thus far was not one of my better days since being diagnosed with MS. Like good days, bad days are often made of compounding issues; as time moves on and it seems as if Murphy’s Law really h...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday January 21 2016 11:00 AM

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Physical Activity Levels in Multiple Sclerosis

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Online survey study  Do you have Multiple Sclerosis? Are you aged over 18 years? Are you interested in helping MS researchers at the University of Limerick to examine the factors that are associated with physical activity levels among people with MS? Aim of Study The aim of this...

Published by MS Ireland - University of Limerick on Thursday January 21 2016 10:30 AM

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Survey

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App and Web Resource Dr Sabina Brennan from the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin is looking for participants for a short survey to help in the design of a new app and web resource for people with MS.  The team are looking to the MS community to inform the pro...

Published by Dr Sabina Brennan (TCD) on Wednesday January 20 2016 04:48 PM

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MS Read-a-thon on News2Day

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Prize draw winners announced Following the prize draw on RTÉ's fab News2Day we are delighted to announce the winners of the MS Read-a-thon School and Readers Prize Draw!  School Prizes €2,500 worth of books, kindly sponsored by The O’Brien Press: Kilfenora National Scho...

Published by MS Read-a-thon Team on Wednesday January 20 2016 04:30 PM

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Stem Cells

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MS Ireland's Statement ref: Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT)  'Multiple Sclerosis Ireland welcomes progress in stem cell treatment for people with MS, as news of success in the UK with Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) (sometimes referre...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 19 2016 11:30 AM

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