Blog Articles, tagged with: Study

All-Island Multiple Sclerosis Research Study Launched

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Irish life sciences company, Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI) have announced an important scientific research study aimed at unlocking the mystery of the genetic and lifestyle factors that contribute to MS. Volunteers with MS currently being treated at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Tall...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 10:45 AM

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Study into Cognition and Occupation

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Memory, attention and concentration Study is now CLOSED Aoife McAuliffe, a final year occupational therapy student at NUI Galway, is conducting a study on 'Occupational difficulties experienced by individuals with multiple sclerosis with self-reported cognitive problems'   Purpose of stud...

Published by NUI Galway/MS Ireland on Wednesday April 06 2016 09:34 AM

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UPDATE: Incidence Study

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An update on our ongoing study We are currently carrying out a National Incidence Study trying to calculate the number of new cases of multiple sclerosis diagnosed in Ireland from 1st March 2014 to 28th February 2015. The estimated number of new cases in Ireland is 4-7/100,000 = 184 &ndash...

Published by Dr Karen O'Connell on Sunday October 04 2015 03:49 PM

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Managing Bladder Dysfunction

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Survey for People with MS and Health Professionals  Survey is now closed- Monday, 17th August 2015 We are assisting Catherine Browne, PhD candidate in the Department of Clinical Therapies at the University of Limerick and a Chartered Physiotherapist with her study on current practice and s...

Published by Catherine Browne Department of Clinical Therapies at University of Limerick on Wednesday June 17 2015 10:57 AM

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Incidence Study

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Update on our ongoing study We are currently carrying out a National Incidence Study trying to calculate the number of new cases of multiple sclerosis diagnosed in Ireland from 1st March 2014 to 28th February 2015. I would like to thank everyone who has participated so far, ...

Published by Dr Karen O Connell on Friday April 17 2015 09:52 AM

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Could Coffee Reduce Your Risk of MS?

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According to an international research study, people who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get Multiple Sclerosis (MS). "Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases," said lead author Ellen Mowry of the John...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday February 27 2015 04:10 PM

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National Incidence Study

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New Irish research study The number of cases of MS is increasing worldwide and while some of this increase may be due to improved diagnosis and survival, there is also evidence to suggest the incidence (number of new cases) is also increasing. To date studies looking at the incidence of MS are b...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday March 03 2014 10:41 AM

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Vitamin D, MS and Chronic Diseases

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Study questions role of Vitamin D Professor Michael Hutchinson, Consultant Neurologist at St Vincent's Hospital and MS Ireland's Medical Advisor discusses the relationship between Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS). Professor Hutchinson is responding to the recent report on BBC News which loo...

Published by Professor Michael Hutchinson on Thursday December 12 2013 10:15 AM

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Get Involved in Research

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Help leading Irish researchers learn more about MS Research Study CLOSED MS Ireland is supporting the University of Limerick in their latest research study and you are invited to take part. The aim of the study is to explore the feasibility and acceptability of using smart phone technology for ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday October 25 2013 11:00 AM

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