Blog Articles, tagged with: Research

Falls and MS

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Causes, attributions and intervention needs It is known that more than 50% of people with MS experience a fall within a 6 month period. However, there are currently only a few treatments to prevent or reduce falls for people with MS. Dr Susan Coote, who leads this research, is part of an Interna...

Published by University of Limerick on Thursday July 28 2016 09:20 AM

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Exercise and MS

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May' s self-management series  Exercise and keeping as active as possible are cornerstones of managing MS. With the summer coming, it can be a good time to start thinking about getting more active. Below is some useful information and tips for exercising safely with MS. You can read an art...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 20 2016 08:05 AM

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Robotic Walking Devices

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Briefing document and position paper MS Ireland has received several enquiries relating to robotic walking devices such as ‘exoskeletons’. We have developed a briefing document and position paper which provides further information on robotic walking devices and outlines some of the r...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday May 16 2016 08:43 AM

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Dean Medal Award

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In 2016, a second award was made to Dr Nonnie McNicholas from St Vincent’s Hospital who is planning to travel to the 'Karolinska Instituet' in Sweden to further her research into to the measurement of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers indicative of disease progression in people ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday February 26 2016 10:25 AM

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Kiss Goodbye To MS

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Is going global! Kiss Goodbye to MS is a global fundraising campaign that raises funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis.  Kiss Goodbye to MS asks people with multiple sclerosis (MS), their friends, family and colleagues to raise funds and awareness for people living with MS all over Ir...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 14 2016 05:00 PM

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Happy 2016 from the MS & Me Blog Team

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*The dawn of 2016 brings a break between literal and figurative storms. We look forward to a new year, a better year and another year of the MS & Me Blog * As 2015 wound itself up the MS & Me Blog team was able – for the first time in its entirety – to gather in Dublin to cel...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 07 2016 10:15 AM

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Research Presentations

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MS Research Explored MS Ireland hosted a research information event 'MS Research Explored' in Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building, Dublin on Thursday 19th November 2015. For those of you who were unable to attend the event or missed our first ever live stream, presentations are available to do...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday November 25 2015 10:06 AM

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Call for Submissions

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MS Ireland research programme is CLOSED The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland encourages and promotes MS research as a way to improve understanding of the disease, leading to better treatments, interventions, strategies to manage the impact of the disease on a day to day basis, an enhanced q...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 28 2015 12:22 PM

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MS Research Explored

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Date for your diary! FREE event Thursday, 19th November @ 6.30pm, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Speakers: Professor Gavin Giovannoni, Barts Hospital, London: How will we Treat MS in 2025? Dr. Eric Downer, Trinity College Dublin:  From Exercise to Cannabi...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 21 2015 09:15 AM

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UPDATE: Living Well with MS Conference

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MS Ireland hosted 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Dublin on Saturday, 26th September 2015. In addition to providing information on how diet, exercise, stress management and other wellness strategies can help you manage your symptoms and feel your best, we also held our AGM, council ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 12 2015 04:09 PM

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