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Advocacy Strategy 2018

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MS Ireland has published our Advocacy Strategy for 2018, which details the actions we will be taking this year to try and address each of our advocacy priority areas. You can download the strategy here Get in touch For comments and questions please contact Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy an...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 18 2018 02:35 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 1

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Introducing our team of bloggers for 2018  As promised last week when we said goodbye to some of our long-time MS & Me bloggers, we now begin by introducing you to our team for 2018. While it may feel like January has been ‘blogging about blogging’, we feel it is important t...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday January 18 2018 11:34 AM

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Ocrelizumab Receives Licence in EU

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Roche’s ocrelizumab receives licence in the EU for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) Ocrelizumab is first and only approved disease-modifying medicine for people in EU with early PPMS Dublin, 12 January 2018: Roche announced toda...

Published by Roche on Monday January 15 2018 12:13 PM

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A Year of Hellos and Goodbyes for MS & Me

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With the turn of the New Year MS & Me is expanding and diversifying. In this post, we also say ‘goodbye’ to a number of friends Late in 2013, the MS & Me blog launched with an idea, a hope and a cadre of nine bloggers with what we jokingly referred to as “varying levels...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 11 2018 12:30 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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Funding for Respite Care

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MS Ireland's response to the announcement of funding for respite care by Minister for Health Simon Harris Ava Battles, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland Chief Executive: “MS Ireland welcomes the announcement this week of additional funding for respite care around the country by Minister for Healt...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 15 2017 08:23 AM

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Fatigue and MS

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This week from the MS & Me archive Helen Farrell takes a look at the affects of MS-fatigue on friendships, employment and daily life. 'Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal' Albert Camus  I know the French philosopher, writer and journalist Alber...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday December 14 2017 04:08 PM

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MS Research eZine

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Issue 4 is out now! MS Research is a bi-annual research eZine. In each edition we will be sharing the latest updates from scientific and social MS research, from here in Ireland and internationally.   In this issue Research prioritisation survey results Research event...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday December 13 2017 12:15 PM

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Research Findings

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New international research published into treatment expectations of people with MS New international research finds that people living with MS prioritise slowing disease progression when considering treatment choices. People with MS want therapies that reduce the number of relapses they suffer a...

Published by International Researchers on Wednesday December 13 2017 09:03 AM

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Better Balance Programme

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Many people with multiple sclerosis experience falls, which can have significant consequences for the individual. The MS Research Team at the University of Limerick, led by Professor Susan Coote, have developed a falls prevention programme for people with multiple sclerosis and would like to asse...

Published by MS Ireland/University of Limerick on Tuesday December 12 2017 05:24 PM

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