Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

National Incidence Study


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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Vitamin D, MS and Chronic Diseases


Study questions role of Vitamin D Professor Michael Hutchinson, Consultant Neurologist at St Vincent's Hospital and MS Ireland's Medical Advisor discusses the relationship between Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS). Professor Hutchinson is responding to the recent report on BBC News which loo...

Published by Professor Michael Hutchinson on Thursday December 12 2013 10:15 AM

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UL Researcher Awarded €270,000


Research to investigate the benefits of exercise for people with Multiple Sclerosis University of Limerick physiotherapist, Dr Susan Coote was awarded €270,000 by Ireland’s Health Research Board (HRB) to investigate the benefits of physical activity for people with Multiple Sclerosis....

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 02 2013 10:45 AM

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Call for Submissions


MS Ireland research programme is now open The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland encourages and promotes MS research as a way to  improve understanding of the disease, leading to better treatments, interventions, strategies to manage the impact of the disease on a day to day basis, ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 06 2013 01:29 PM

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Get Involved in Research


Help leading Irish researchers learn more about MS Research Study CLOSED MS Ireland is supporting the University of Limerick in their latest research study and you are invited to take part. The aim of the study is to explore the feasibility and acceptability of using smart phone technology for ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday October 25 2013 11:00 AM

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Information, Technology and MS


What information sources do you use and trust? Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF) are conducting a survey about the type of information sources people with MS use and trust. If you have five minutes to spare, please take the online survey which will assist in understanding ...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday September 29 2013 01:08 PM

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Participate in Research


How do you build relationships at home, work and in your community? Nancy Salmon, a lecturer at the University of Limerick, along with a group of research students invite you to be part of a research project about 'how people with disabilities in Ireland create lasting r...

Published by University of Limerick/MS Ireland on Sunday June 30 2013 04:01 PM

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Medical Research Investment Needed


MS Ireland and 30 other non-profits call for better investment in medical research  The Medical Research Charities Group (MRCG), of which MS Ireland is a member of, today presented its case for ensuring priority investment for medical research in Ireland. The group is made up of 31 non-for ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 14 2012 08:52 AM

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High-tech equipment for NUI, Galway


An Irish company specialising in laboratory equipment, Chemical Systems Control, has donated high-tech equipment to NUI Galway to help in the battle against multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is delighted to announce a Telstart biosafety cabinet, with a retail value of over €7,0...

Published by MS Ireland/NUI, Galway on Tuesday June 19 2012 10:45 AM

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Warnings for CCSVI

The chief regulatory body in the USA warns people with MS to be cautious about undergoing CCSVI treatment   The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) who regulate all medical products, devices and procedures in the USA, today brought out a Safety Communication in relation to chronic cerebr...

Published by MS Ireland/FDA on Monday May 14 2012 02:40 PM

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