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University of Limerick - Nicola O’Malley PhD Student
11 Apr 2024

Update: Falls Prevention Study

University College Limerick conducted a study with the aim of gaining consensus on a core outcome set for evaluating mixed diagnosis falls prevention interventions for people with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke. 

MS & Me Blogger Emma
Emma Valentine
11 Apr 2024

Navigating life, MS and mental health

Once the initial shock of an MS diagnosis has lessened somewhat, I think everyone begins to realise that MS is not just a physical journey; it’s a profound mental and emotional voyage that affects nearly 2.8 million people worldwide. This chronic, often disabling disease of the central nervous system has a notorious unpredictability, making its impact on mental health as significant as its physical impacts. 

Joan Jordan
28 Mar 2024

How MS Piqued My Interest in Ethics

Often people ask me what I do all day given that I don’t have a full-time job anymore. I assume the question is coming from a positive place - that there is a genuine interest in how many chronically ill people spend their days. If we don’t talk about these things, then we miss the chance to clear up any misconceptions.

Willeke Van Eeckhoutte 2021
Willeke Van Eeckhoutte
21 Mar 2024

Neurology waiting room, 10 years later

Ten years ago, while waiting for a neurology appointment at Beaumont Hospital, I wrote a heart-wrenching blog post about the unpredictability and unfairness of having multiple sclerosis. Next month, I will go back to the scene of the crime - and in the same month I received my diagnosis, no less.


MS Ireland
13 Mar 2024

The All Ireland Multiple Sclerosis Research Network (AIMS-RN) Summer Fellowship Programme is Now Open for Applications

The AIMS Research Network will provide talented undergraduate students with the opportunity to acquire experience in multiple sclerosis (MS) research during the summer of 2024. The aim of the award is to encourage promising undergraduates to consider a research career focused on MS and make discoveries that can ultimately halt disease.