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Cannabis Drug: Green Light


Government to change laws to make Sativex available in Ireland. On Tuesday the government confirmed that it proposes to bring forward plans to make cannabis-based drugs like Sativex, an MS drug for spasticity, available in Ireland. Cannabis is currently a schedule 1 drug covered under the Misuse...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 12 2012 05:22 PM

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25th MS READaTHON Launches


The 25th MS READaTHON has officially begun! In the Wax Museum Plus in Dublin yesterday a whole pile of people came along to help us get another MS READaTHON under way. Comedians Fred Cooke and Maeve Higgins and presenters Aidan Power, Laura Woods and Lorraine Keane popped along. Authors Mar...

Published by MS READaTHON on Tuesday September 11 2012 09:13 AM

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MS Ireland’s August Poll Results


Do you use complementary therapies (CAM) as well as your usual medication?   Thanks to everyone that participated in August’s poll on the MS Ireland website. Here are the results from the question  we asked about the use of CAM.   55 people took part in the...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday September 10 2012 02:34 PM

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MS Nurse Guide Launched


New guide for all nurses on caring for people with MS On the 7th of September MS Ireland attended the launch of a new publication, Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nursing in Ireland: A Guide to Best Practice (2nd Edition). The guide will support MS specialist nurses who are involved in the care of...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday September 10 2012 10:07 AM

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MS Researcher Wins Award


Dr Susan Coote Scoops Award for Physiotherapy and Exercise Research. Dr Susan Coote was given the 2012 UL Excellence in Research (Early Career) Award for her research work. The honour was presented to the Lecturer in Physiotherapy in recognition of the publications, practice impact, prestige and...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday September 06 2012 06:28 PM

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Your Journey to Diagnosis


Finding out you have multiple sclerosis is life changing and naturally it affects everyone differently.  We asked you to share your journey to diagnosis, and this is what you told us. Catherine, 41-years-old. Diagnosed in 2003. Hello fellow M.S.ers.  For me, it all started w...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday September 03 2012 02:32 PM

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