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Survey on Medicinal Cannabis


 Research request MS Ireland has received a request from students Patrick Kenny and Sean Maguire, who are participating in the BT Young Scientist Exhibition. Patrick and Sean are conducting an investigation into attitudes of people towards the use of medicinal cannabis in the treatment of t...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 30 2016 05:27 PM

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My MS My Needs Report


In May 2016, over 800 people with MS completed the 'My MS My Needs' survey. The purpose of the survey was to help us plan our services and to inform our ongoing advocacy work. We are still currently working with a researcher to produce a full report. In the meantime, we have produced an infograp...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday November 24 2016 01:05 PM

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Brain Health


This week Professor Sabina Brennan from the Neuro-Enhancement for Independent Lives (NEIL) Research Programme in the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin asks us to consider our brain health.  We all know people who are really resilient; people who seem to manage to ‘ke...

Published by Professor Sabina Brennan on Thursday November 24 2016 11:00 AM

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Forum on Relapses


Thursday, 1st December, Dublin Relapses are very common in Multiple Sclerosis and largely unpredictable in terms of how often they occur, how severe the symptoms are and how long they will last. On Thursday 1st December, from 10am -12pm we will host a discussion forum for people with MS on rela...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 23 2016 12:16 PM

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Memory and Thinking


November's self-management series   Recent research suggests cognitive difficulties affect approximately 50-60% of people with multiple sclerosis. For example, many people with MS can find it harder to recall information, follow conversations or think things through. For most people with MS...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 23 2016 09:45 AM

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It’s Our Birthday… And We Thank You


On the third anniversary of the MS & Me Blog, we’d like to say ‘thank you’ for what you have given back to us. The Irish love to talk. Down here in Kerry, in fact, I sometimes think to myself, ‘why would a Kerryman use one word when three will suffice?’ But whe...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday November 18 2016 09:35 AM

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