Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Irish Healthcare Firm Launches Campaign to Change Medical Cannabis Law

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Medical Cannabis remains illegal in Ireland despite government promises An Irish healthcare company has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds to lobby the Irish government to change the laws on medical cannabis. GreenLight Health, a medical cannabis research and developme...

Published by Greenlight Health on Thursday March 26 2015 08:45 AM

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Rehabilitation Device for People with MS

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BT Young Scientist Award for Lauren! Lauren, a sixteen-year-old pupil at Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. Lauren's father Gerard has Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and this year she took part in the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition where, with the aid of a 3D printer, La...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday March 25 2015 11:51 AM

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Survey: 'Societal Costs of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland'

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Survey CLOSED Do you have Multiple Sclerosis? Are you living in Ireland? We, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland, would like you to take part in a new research study examining the 'Societal Costs of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland'. Why? We all know that MS can potentially affect health, ability to work...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 05 2015 03:37 PM

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Emotional Challenges and MS

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One of my favourite quotes by Lewis Carroll is “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” I couldn’t agree more. Life without a chronic, degenerative illness is often compared to a rollercoaster ride, but it certainly is a wild one when diagnose...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday March 05 2015 12:03 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis and Lent

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The View From Here: Opinions from a Life With MS 'As the faithful, agnostic and even some non-believers look at giving up a luxury for Lent, Blogger Trevis Gleason reflects on MS and the season' It may seem quite far from the mark that a non-believer has taken the opportunity of the liturgical ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday February 19 2015 11:02 AM

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Balance Disorders Workshop for Physiotherapists

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MS Research at the University of Limerick The University of Limerick (UL) are delighted to announce, Professor Fay Horak, developer of the BESTest system will attend the balance disorder workshops in UL in March 2015. When: Friday 27th & Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:  The ...

Published by MS Ireland/University of Limerick on Wednesday January 28 2015 01:35 PM

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New Relapse Recording Campaign Launched

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First of its kind disease tracking and management resource launched for people with MS Research shows that substantial numbers of people with MS currently do not record important symptom changes, despite the potential impact on their disease One in three people with MS do not keep any rec...

Published by Novartis Ireland/MS Ireland on Tuesday January 13 2015 09:20 AM

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MS Research Scholarship

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Please read on for a very exciting announcement from Dr Susan Coote, Physiotherapy Lecturer, Deaprtment of Clinical Therapies at the Univeristy of Limerick.  "I'm delighted to announce that we have funding for three postgraduate studentships starting in January 2015 with the team at UL...

Published by MS Ireland/Susan Coote on Monday December 15 2014 11:20 AM

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Progressive MS Webinar

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Catch up now Recently the MS International Federation (MSIF) hosted a webinar on progressive MS. You can watch it here. The Progressive MS Alliance is working together to connect resources and experts around the world and drive a global research enterprise that will develop the solutions to end...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday December 01 2014 11:55 AM

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Fampyra on Morning Ireland

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Earlier today RTÉ's Morning Ireland featured a segment on the impact of losing access to Fampyra on two people with MS. The feature included an interview with Meath native Violet Conway, who has been forced to stop taking Fampyra after her pharmacy quoted a price of €400 per month f...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 19 2014 10:19 AM

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