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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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MS and Irish History


This week Declan Groeger juxtaposes two very different topics, MS and Irish history, to give a unique perspective. It is who walks alongside us that can transform loss to victory.  People with Multiple Sclerosis are in a class all of our own. We live with something inside us, in our cells t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Wednesday March 16 2016 11:00 AM

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The Choice to Not Take an MS Drug


In the second of our year-long series of debate blogs, Trevis talks about NOT taking an MS disease modifying therapy'. Firstly, let me state unequivocally that I believe that multiple sclerosis disease modifying therapies (DMT) work. They work for different people to differing levels of success ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday March 10 2016 11:15 AM

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