Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

A Patient’s Overview

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The 4th International Patients Summit  The conference was addressed by six speakers; Sir Nick Partridge, Antonella Moretti, Dr Vittorio Martenelli, Aliki Vrienniou, Mary Baker MBE, Jean Hardiman Smith. The conference was concerned with patient rights in research and treatment, influencing t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday June 25 2015 11:15 AM

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New Study: Fatigue

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Understanding Fatigue in Paediatric MS Aim of study  The study aims to improve our understanding of fatigue in paediatric MS. At the moment, we don’t understand fatigue very well. We would like to invite young people with MS and their caregivers to tell us about their experiences of ...

Published by King's College London on Friday June 19 2015 10:00 AM

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Managing Bladder Dysfunction

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Survey for People with MS and Health Professionals  Survey is now closed- Monday, 17th August 2015 We are assisting Catherine Browne, PhD candidate in the Department of Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick and a Chartered Physiotherapist with her study on current practice and s...

Published by Catherine Browne Department of Clinical Therapies at University of Limerick on Wednesday June 17 2015 10:57 AM

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Call-out for participants

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Volunteers required for research study A study investigating the impact of exercise on the immune system and cognition is being conducted by the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at University College Cork in collaboration with the Department of Physiology and Psychiatry. Who can participa...

Published by University College Cork on Tuesday June 09 2015 12:52 PM

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Incidence Study

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Update on our ongoing study We are currently carrying out a National Incidence Study trying to calculate the number of new cases of multiple sclerosis diagnosed in Ireland from 1st March 2014 to 28th February 2015. I would like to thank everyone who has participated so far, ...

Published by Dr Karen O Connell on Friday April 17 2015 09:52 AM

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What is a Cost of Illness Study? Why is there a need?

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Survey CLOSED Cost of illness studies are a type of economic study common in the medical literature. The aim of a cost of illness study is to identify and measure all the costs of a particular disease. The output, expressed in monetary terms, is an estimate of the total burden of a particular di...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday March 23 2015 09:05 AM

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'Brain Research in Ireland' Conference

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Happy Brain Awareness Week! Take a minute to celebrate how hard your 100 billion neurons work to keep your cranium ticking over. To put it in context, you have more neurons in your brain than there are stars in the Milky Way! To mark this annual event, MS Ireland asked me to attend a conference ...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday March 12 2015 11:07 AM

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Neurology and Europe

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Counting the cost The week that’s in it, Emma Rogan takes a brief look at brain research and the importance of researchers and people with MS working together.  “Knowing how our brain works is the only way for us to understand ourselves, the world we live in, how we perceive ex...

Published by Emma Rogan on Tuesday March 10 2015 02:39 PM

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Could Coffee Reduce Your Risk of MS?

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According to an international research study, people who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get Multiple Sclerosis (MS). "Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases," said lead author Ellen Mowry of the John...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday February 27 2015 04:10 PM

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Research Study Breakthrough

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Study identifys a remarkable drug that may block MS Researchers in the Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin have led an international study identifying a remarkable drug that may be able to block multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory disease including arthritis, Alzheimer's,...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday February 17 2015 12:08 PM

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