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Tips for a Calm Christmas

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Stress is a normal part of everyday life and our stress response is the body’s way of protecting us. In small doses, it is a powerful force that helps us overcome challenges, excites us into action and helps us stay focused. Having a balanced lifestyle is the best strategy for managing str...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 21 2012 08:42 AM

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World MS Day 2013

Young people with MS are the focus of this year’s campaign The fifth annual World MS Day takes place on Wednesday 29th May 2013. The theme this year is Young People with MS. Before we begin to put the wheels in motion, have your say on what the day should be about. Building on last year...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday December 19 2012 09:47 AM

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Power of Sativex Questioned

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The British Medical Journal raises some questions over the efficacy of the cannabis based drug In the December edition of the Journal’s Drugs and Therapeutics Bulletin, authors reviewed the research available on Sativex and questioned its usefulness in tackling spasticity in MS. They quest...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday December 19 2012 09:38 AM

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Budget 2013

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The Basics of Budget 2013 The Health Budget will be cut by €781 million in 2013. Broken down, this is a ‘saving’ of more than €2.1 million per day. Tax increases of €1.25 billion Spending cuts of €2.25 billion Key aspects of the budget that may affect people wi...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 11 2012 10:40 AM

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Budget Announcement Simplifies Tax Relief Scheme on Charitable Donations

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In Budget 2013 the Minister for Finance has accepted the proposals of the Working Group for simplifying the Tax Relief Scheme on Charitable Donations. Minister Noonan announced that: From now on all donations from individuals (PAYE and Self-Assessed) will be treated the same, with the tax ...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday December 09 2012 10:26 AM

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Assisted Suicide Considered by Court

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Person with MS asks the courts to relax legislation so her partner can help her die In a landmark court case person with MS Marie Fleming gives evidence in the High Court today contesting the validity of the Criminal Law Suicide Act 1993. Under the act a person who assists another to die fa...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 04 2012 10:49 AM

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