Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

NAI Conference

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We are happy to announce that registration for the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) Keynote Conference is open. The event takes place during Brain Awareness Week, details below, and is free of charge but early registration is advisable. Closing date for registration is 20th February. Title...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 21 2015 03:02 PM

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Wheelchair and Seating Provision Survey

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Survey exploring wheelchair users’ experience of wheelchair and seating provision  **CLOSED** The survey will provide wheelchair service users the opportunity to share their experiences of accessing services, assessment and receiving their wheelchair and seating assistive technology....

Published by University of Limerick on Monday December 29 2014 10:32 AM

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MS Research Scholarship

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Please read on for a very exciting announcement from Dr Susan Coote, Physiotherapy Lecturer, Deaprtment of Clinical Therapies at the Univeristy of Limerick.  "I'm delighted to announce that we have funding for three postgraduate studentships starting in January 2015 with the team at UL...

Published by MS Ireland/Susan Coote on Monday December 15 2014 11:20 AM

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Progressive MS Webinar

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Catch up now Recently the MS International Federation (MSIF) hosted a webinar on progressive MS. You can watch it here. The Progressive MS Alliance is working together to connect resources and experts around the world and drive a global research enterprise that will develop the solutions to end...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 01 2014 11:55 AM

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Before MS I...

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Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like ticking 'no' when asked if I had any known medical conditions. I guess I never really had to consider ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Wednesday October 29 2014 01:04 PM

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Could salt worsen MS?

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An article appeared in the Irish Independent yesterday which suggested that people with multiple sclerosis may see a worsening of symptoms if their intake of salt is high. The article says that according to the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, researchers assessed the blood and ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 20 2014 12:31 PM

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Our Responsibility to Research

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I was just reading a blog post by Dr Eric Downer on the patient-researcher divide on 'Living Like You' and it brought to mind the need for patients to take part in research. Gandhi once said “the future depends on what we do in the present”. I know that he wasn’t talking about r...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 11 2014 11:00 AM

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Logo Competition

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Get creative and design a logo for the University of Limerick's 'Step it Up' programme The University of Limerick are looking for creative logo designs that convey the positive effects of exercise, and the walking, strengthening and educational aspects of the 'Step it Up' programme.  What ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday August 05 2014 10:00 AM

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Participants needed for 'Step it Up' Exercise Programme

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Do you have Multiple Sclerosis? Are you living near Galway, Limerick or Cork? If so, you may be suitable to take part in a new free 10-week physiotherapy-led exercise and education intervention  MS researchers at the University of Limerick, in collaboration with colleagues in the US, ...

Published by University of Limerick on Friday July 25 2014 10:57 AM

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National Incidence Study

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New Irish research study The number of cases of MS is increasing worldwide and while some of this increase may be due to improved diagnosis and survival, there is also evidence to suggest the incidence (number of new cases) is also increasing. To date studies looking at the incidence of MS are b...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday March 03 2014 10:41 AM

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