Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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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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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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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Brain Blips

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This week Aoife Kirwan discusses 'brain blips' Cognitive blips or brain blips are the second most irritating MS related issue that I deal with. I am 29 years old and rely on lists, diaries, reminders and alarms to make sure I don’t forget to do things. This really bothers me from time to t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 09 2017 11:05 AM

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MS, Smartphones and Apps

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Helen Farrell looks at her smartphone use... I have a confession to make; quite often my smartphone gets more of my attention than my husband does, and it is a mutual situation with both of us tapping away in the evening as we read what has happen...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday August 03 2017 10:30 AM

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How A Little Word Can Make All the Difference

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Lucina Russell discusses how words people use to speak about people with MS has an impact on our identity. There’s also mention of dating and road frontage! I’ve always hated labels. As a child, it was the itchy, scratchy ones on ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 20 2017 11:00 AM

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MS Ireland Values

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Survey is now closed Identifying the values that will guide MS Ireland in turning our mission and vision into a reality MS Ireland Mission 'To enable and empower people affected by Multiple Sclerosis to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential' MS Ireland Values An organisati...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 10 2017 09:56 AM

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MS Research eZine

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Issue 3 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 Cannabinoids and MS  A National Biobank for Neur...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday June 29 2017 02:50 PM

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My MS Fears

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This week Niamh McCarron lets us in on challenges she confronts, the bridges she has crossed and the fears that sometimes haunt all our nights.  “We’ll cross that bridge when we come to it”. That's my normal approach to dealing with uncertainty and fear. The truth is, I wi...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday June 08 2017 05:51 PM

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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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