Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Launch of Quality of Life Report

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Quality of life for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) reported as being one third lower than the general population[i] To mark World MS Day on 31st May, 2017, MS Ireland and Novartis have released research on the quality of life of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in Ireland. The res...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday May 31 2017 12:10 PM

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World MS Day 2017

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How to get involved We will join with individuals and organisations across the world to mark World MS Day on Wednesday, 31st of May. This is one of the highlights of our year when we come together to celebrate and empower the 9,000 people living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. The them...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 05 2017 09:24 AM

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Daclizumab

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New treatment option available to help Irish Patients in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Daclizumab has a ‘double-action’ approach – offering a new once-monthly treatment option for people living with MS in Ireland. A new once-monthly treatment for relapsing multiple scl...

Published by Biogen on Monday April 03 2017 12:24 PM

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Ocrelizumab

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First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US. It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 03:09 PM

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HPRA Report

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MS Ireland’s response to release of report on cannabis for medicinal purposes On Friday, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) released a report recommending the prescribing of medicinal cannabis for patients with specific medical conditions, including spasticity associated with ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 13 2017 12:26 PM

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The World vs MS

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Voting now open for the winning idea MS Ireland partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vsMS, a new social-driven initiative that aimed to identify daily challenges of living with MS and develop solutions to them. Harriet Doig, MS Ireland’s Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, sa...

Published by MS Ireland/WorldvsMS on Wednesday January 18 2017 12:57 PM

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Launch of Kiss Goodbye to MS

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Irish actress Aoibhinn McGinnity, Sara-Jane Tracy and her brother James Tracy, Irish rugby player launch campaign MS Ireland is calling on supporters to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th 2017 and to help raise funds for MS research and essential services for more than 9,00...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2017 12:18 PM

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Christmas Care Centre Appeal

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Fiona O’Reilly (48) has been living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for the last 3 years. Some days are worse than others. Some days she can barely move at all. On others, the loss of feeling in her feet and her lack of balance put her at constant risk. The MS Care Centre on Bushy Park Road i...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday December 22 2016 10:55 AM

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Depression and Anxiety

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December's self-management Depression and anxiety are common in people with MS. The ‘Societal Costs of MS’ study found that 38.5% of participants reported experiencing anxiety or depression or both. A lot of people who experience anxiety or depression also find that it is worse in wi...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 20 2016 09:53 AM

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LIVE Facebook Chat

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MS and Emotions On Thursday, 15th December Living Like You will host a Facebook live chat. The event will feature a Q & A session with two experts Rosemarie Wilson, a life coach and Yolanda Higueras, a neuropsychologist and moderator Aoife Kirwan The live discussion will be broadcasted at 6...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 09 2016 09:39 AM

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