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'Happily Disabled' by Stuart Rose...   The idea for writing Happily Disabled had been simmering in my mind for some time, but the ‘last straw’ occurred when, yet again (because I am disabled in a wheelchair), people kept assuming that I was unhappy and unable to mentally fend...

Published by Stuart Rose on Thursday February 02 2012 09:44 AM

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Personal Assistants Policy

The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. Many people with MS use personal assistants to help with aspects of daily life. The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. ...

Published by MS Ireland/DFI on Wednesday February 01 2012 09:53 AM

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Gilenya Reviewed By European Medicines Agency

Heart problems after the first dose prompt a review   The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun a review on Gilenya (Fingolimod) after reports of heart problems after the first dose. One patient in the US also died within 24 hours of the first dose, although the cause of death has no...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 24 2012 09:58 AM

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Our Patron

MS Ireland is delighted to announce that Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, has accepted our invitation to become our patron. The President will be the sole patron of MS Ireland, succeeding Mary McAleese as the previous patron of the Society.   Michael D. Higgins, President of I...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2012 10:01 AM

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End of an Era

It is with great sadness that we announce our charity shop in Bray, Co. Wicklow will close its doors for the last time on FRIDAY 23rd of December.   For over 20 years the Bray Shop has been an active part of the local community and played an important part in MS Ireland’s fundraisi...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 19 2011 10:04 AM

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Rare Gene links Vitamin D and MS

Researchers say a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to MS.   News article from BBC News Health A rare genetic variant which causes reduced levels of vitamin D appears to be directly linked to multiple sclerosis, says an Oxford University study. ...

Published by BBC News on Tuesday December 13 2011 10:08 AM

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