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This week Declan Groeger challenges perceptions and examines our idea of independence. Desire to be free is a driving force for innovation and personal revolution.  I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1988 and as the years have passed, my understanding of independence has change...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday May 12 2016 11:00 AM

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Stronger than MS


This week, Joan tells us how she has become stronger than MS' 'Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth.' - Mike Tyson. The first time MS struck- it was a no contest total wipe-out. I hit the canvas like a sack of spuds. It took me a long time to pick myself up and get back...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday May 05 2016 11:00 AM

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Multiple Sclerosis Around the World


In our lifetime the world has indeed become a smaller place. Odd then, that our joint experience with this disease is so varied…  Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Friday April 22 2016 06:36 PM

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Bucket List


Bucket lists… things-to-do-before-I-retire… Many of us all have some sort of ‘list’ in our minds of things we want to achieve in life. This week Willeke lets us in on her list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the mo...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday April 14 2016 10:00 AM

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This week Niamh looks at the adjustments she has made to improve her general well-being. Your health is your wealth, that’s what they tell us. I am never sure who 'they' are exactly but they seem to know what they’re talking about. People with MS know the importance of their health,...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday April 07 2016 11:07 AM

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Curiosity and Innovation: The Value of Research


This week Emma Rogan takes a look at research, how things have changed in the Multiple Sclerosis Community, what the successes have been and what areas remain relatively unexamined.    Axons, oligodendrocytes, myelin, neurons, DMTs, cognitive reserve, brain atrophy, Quality of Life, ne...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday March 31 2016 09:30 AM

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