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Brain Repair Discovery

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Queen’s University researchers make major brain repair discovery in fight against Multiple Sclerosis Queen’s University Belfast scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair – a fundamental breakthrough that could revoluti...

Published by Queen's University Belfast on Tuesday March 14 2017 12:05 PM

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Stem Cell Transplants

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Promising results from long term studies of stem cell transplants  There continues to be a great deal of interest in stem cell treatments for MS but only limited information has been available about how people do in the longer term following a transplant. Two recently published studies have...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 02 2017 11:57 AM

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The MS Barometer

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The MS Barometer is a comparative MS survey of the national situation in up to 34 European countries. See how Ireland compares to other countries in a variety of areas including access to treatments, employment and empowerment of people with Multiple Sclerosis. Click on the image below to downlo...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 02 2017 11:45 AM

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New Incidence Study on MS in Ireland Published

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A new incidence study on MS in the Republic of Ireland has been published. The study, carried out by staff from St Vincent’s Hospital Dublin, was performed to ascertain all new cases of MS diagnosed from 1st March 2014 – 28th February 2015. Highlights from the findings include: ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 27 2017 01:52 PM

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Clinical Trial Recruiting

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**NO LONGER RECRUITING** A Study of Ocrelizumab in Participants With Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)  A clinical trial for potential new therapy Ocrelizumab is recruiting in Irish centres. Ocrelizumab has been found to have potential benefits for both relapsing remitting MS a...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday February 15 2017 10:14 AM

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Lancet Neurology Journal

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Research Highlights of 2016 In the latest issue of the Lancet Neurology journal, Professor Alan Thompson, Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Dean of the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences, highlighted some of 2016’s research discoveries in MS

Published by MS Ireland/Lancet Neurology Journal on Friday January 13 2017 02:31 PM

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