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MS Ireland/UCD Research Published

A research project on memory and MS conducted by UCD and funded by MS Ireland has thrown up some interesting results.   In 2009 MS Ireland began funding a research project carried out by scientists in UCD. The project’s aim was to look at how cognition is affected by the damage cau...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday November 01 2011 10:37 AM

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New Neuronetwork Website

NAI and DFI launch new website Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is delighted to be part of the new Neuronetwork.ie website launched by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) and the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI). Neuronetwork is a unique online tool that aims to provide users ...

Published by MS Ireland/DFI/NAI on Friday October 28 2011 10:39 AM

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Make a Submission

Call on people with MS to make a submission... Minister of State for Disability, Equality and Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch T.D. released a report on the future policy of disability in this country drawn up by an Expert Reference Group at the request of the Department. The ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday October 18 2011 10:45 AM

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Mobility Matters

Campaign launched to highlight importance of Impaired Mobility in Multiple Sclerosis   According to new research released today (Monday, 17th October 2011) 54% of patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are very or extremely affected by decreased mobility in terms of their quali...

Published by Biogen Idec on Monday October 17 2011 10:51 AM

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Opinions Needed: Sativex and the Medicinal Use of Cannabis

Earlier in the year MS Ireland wrote to the Minister for Health and Children Dr James Reilly regarding the licensing of Sativex, a cannabis based drug to treat spasticity for people with MS. The oral spray is available in the UK and other countries but not in Ireland. The department ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 17 2011 10:49 AM

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All Aboard!

BLAST OFF! We have lift-off, the MS READaTHON is a go!     There’s not a lot to say except GO RAIBH MILE MAITH AGAIBH to all of our participants… as of 9.37 this morning there are 59,026 of you! Today is a good day for us, to think that such an overwhelming number of...

Published by MS READaTHON Team on Friday October 14 2011 10:54 AM

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