Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

Participants Required for Research

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Exploring Parents' Experiences of a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis in their young adult sons/daughters Aim of Study Volunteers are needed to take part in a study that aims to explore the lived experiences of parents presented with an MS diagnosis of their young adult sons/daughters. Who can part...

Published by National University of Ireland Galway/MS Ireland on Wednesday April 19 2017 01:20 PM

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Clinics, Friendship and What Ifs?

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'This weeks blog is from Lucinda Russell. She takes us on a journey of clinics, friendship and what ifs? Read on for a fresh take on the day.' In the early days of my diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis in 2011, everything about my neurology  appointments in Beaumont Hospital caused me a...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday April 13 2017 10:45 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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Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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My MS Fears

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This week Declan Groeger shares his MS 'Fears' My MS fears have changed over time and yet they have stayed the same. You see I never really worried about what MS would do to me but how it would affect my family.  My first fear, post diagnosis, concerned my ability to continue working; the ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday March 09 2017 11:10 AM

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2017 National Conference

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Save the date MS Ireland will host the annual MS National Conference on Saturday, 23rd September in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo Stay tuned for updates...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday March 07 2017 09:41 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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2017 World MS Day

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Save the Date!  MS Ireland will join with other societies around the world to raise awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) and mobilise the public around issues affecting people with MS and their families. The theme will be ‘Life with MS’. Stay tuned for updates!  ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday March 01 2017 01:05 PM

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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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